The U.S. Postal Service says Alaska’s pot businesses can’t mail their state tax payments. Without guidance from the Justice Department or an act of Congress, the postal office is blocking attempts to mail tax payments to the state tax office in Anchorage.
The U.S. Department of Energy issued an emergency alert Tuesday morning at the Hanford site north of Richland, Washington, after a tunnel at a radioactive cleanup site caved in. Workers at a former chemical processing plant were evacuated and thousands more across Hanford were directed to take shelter indoors.