A worker’s clothing was exposed to radioactive contamination at a former nuclear-weapons production site in Washington state late Thursday, in what Gov. Jay Inslee called an “alarming incident” that should prompt federal officials to expedite their cleanup of the decommissioned facility.  Earlier in the day, Mr. Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, both Democrats,

sent a letter to President Donald Trump and other White House officials asking for more funding to accelerate the cleanup of the troubled Hanford nuclear-weapons site, about 200 miles southeast of Seattle. The letter was sent after the collapse last week of an underground tunnel containing radioactive materials, prompting an emergency declaration and evacuation of some employees. READ MORE