Department of Energy prepares to clean up the site of 1976 'Atomic Man' accident

  • by: NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 2, 2014 - 4:05 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. — Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, which led to him being nicknamed the "Atomic Man."

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