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Cause of New Mexico nuclear waste accident remains a mystery via Los Angels Times

Experts still haven’t unraveled how an accident contaminated the nation’s only dump for nuclear weapons waste Nuclear waste accident in New Mexico was a ‘horrific comedy of errors’ Preliminary investigation finds more than 30 safety lapses at New Mexico nuclear … Continue reading

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WIPP waste handler sues operators for negligence via Current-Argus News

CARLSBAD >> An employee at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is suing current and past operators of the federal nuclear waste disposal facility. William Utter claims he has experienced severe physical injuries as a result of smoke inhalation from the … Continue reading

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Will Fracking Cause Our Next Nuclear Disaster? via Truthout

[…] Salt-cavern storage was the plan for the Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP), the world’s third-deepest geological repository, constructed and licensed to permanently dispose of radioactive waste for 10,000 years. The repository sits approximately 26 miles east of the town … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: A Nuclear Waste Disaster via DC Bureau

Carlsbad, New Mexico — A vast salt mine under the New Mexico desert was the Department of Energy’s last nuclear waste storage solution. On Valentines night, one of the now suspect 500 waste drums from DOE’s Los Alamos National Laboratory … Continue reading

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Call for better oversight of nuclear-waste storage via Nature

Accident at US repository highlights need for tougher safety monitoring, say experts. A serious accident in February at the United States’ only deep-storage repository for nuclear waste might never have happened had the government not disbanded a key independent scientific … Continue reading

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* BREAKING NEWS * Ceiling Collapse from Possible Explosion and Fire in New Mexico Nuke Storage Facility; Barrels of Nuclear Waste Smashed and Leaking via Turner Radio Network

February 21, 2014 — (TRN) — *** BREAKING NEWS *** — Carlsbad, NM —  New Information from lab tests and US Department of Energy (DOE) Reports indicate the actual release of radiation from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in … Continue reading

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NUCLEAR WASTE via Manila Bulletin Publishing Corpration

IN my two previous articles, one irrevocable dilemma focused on safe disposal of nuclear waste.  Storing used fuel rods from nuclear power reactors is one problem that remains unsolved by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  Nuclear waste in the US … Continue reading

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