Comments on Draft Tank Closure and Waste Management Environmental Impact Statement for the Hanford Site, Richland, Washington (DOE/EIS-0391), by the Yakama Nation Environmental Restoration and Waste Management (ERWM) Program and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research. (March 18, 2010)

These Comments call for a revised Draft EIS that complies with the Yakama Nation Treaty Rights and that the cleanup and closure of the Hanford Site protects the health of Yakama Nation tribal members and the environment. The Comments also call for compliance “with all applicable or relevant and appropriate federal and state regulatory requirements.” They present numerous specific examples of deficiencies with the current Draft EIS.

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