No. 05-35832.

528 F.3d 681 (2008)

Daniel R. GOLDEN; Cindy L. Golden, wife, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. CH2M HILL HANFORD GROUP, INC., Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Submission Vacated December 24, 2007.

Resubmitted June 2, 2008.

Filed June 11, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William Rutzick, Schroeter, Goldmark & Bender, Seattle, WA, for the plaintiffs-appellants.

Thomas J. Heiden and Mary Rose Alexander, Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago, IL; Mark A. Miller, Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, DC; Stanley J. Bensussen, CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., Richland, WA, for the defendant-appellee.

Before ALEX KOZINSKI, Chief Judge, RAYMOND C. FISHER, Circuit Judge, and ANDREW J. GUILFORD, District Judge.


KOZINSKI, Chief Judge:

We interpret the Price-Anderson Act.


Daniel Golden worked at a facility on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, operated by the CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. (CH2M). CH2M stored liquid waste in large storage tanks; the liquid contained radioactive materials and nonradioactive heavy metals. On May 20, 2002, Golden was working on one of these tanks when up to four gallons of this toxic liquid splashed on him...

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