Tag Archives: New Mexico

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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Workers Locate Site of Contamination Inside WIPP Repository via Nuclear Power Industry News

The Department of Energy is a step closer to identifying the source of a February radiation alarm that has kept the New Mexico nuclear waste repository closed to shipments. A team that went underground at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant … Continue reading

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US Nuclear Waste Dirty-Bombs New Mexico With Plutonium via Reader Supported News

Radiation from a half-mile underground reaches atmosphere.   t was Valentine’s Day when the nation’s only radioactive nuclear waste facility first released radioactive particles including Plutonium and Americium into the atmosphere of New Mexico and beyond, including into Texas, Oklahoma, … Continue reading

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Additional Radiation Release Reported at NM Nuclear Waste Plant via ABC Digital

(CARLSBAD, N.M.) — New air samples from a nuclear waste dump shut down because of a fire and release of radiation last month indicate new problems. The sample shows that more radiation was released into the air on March 11 … Continue reading

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H-Bomb Guinea Pigs! Natives Suffering Decades After New Mexico Tests via Indian Country

It has taken nearly 70 years, but the National Cancer Institute is launching a study to determine how much radiation the residents of New Mexico were exposed to that fateful day, and what effect it could have on their lives. … 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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US officials probe New Mexico nuclear waste plant via NHK world

The US Energy Department is trying to find out why radiation readings abruptly rose at an underground nuclear waste repository in the western state of New Mexico. Officials have sealed off the 600-meter deep Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, where a … Continue reading

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Possible radiation leak at New Mexico military nuclear waste site via Reuters

(Reuters) – Unusually high levels of radioactive particles were found at an underground nuclear waste site in New Mexico on Saturday in what a spokesman said looked like the first real alarm since the plant opened in 1999. U.S. officials … Continue reading

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Nuclear Waste Solution Seen in Desert Salt Beds via The New York Times

CARLSBAD, N.M. — Half a mile beneath the desert surface, in thick salt beds left behind by seas that dried up hundreds of millions of years ago, the Department of Energy is carving out rooms as long as football fields … Continue reading

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