Category Archives: High-level nuclear waste

WCS attempting to bring high-level radioactive waste to its West Texas dump

It’s official now. Waste Control Specialists wants to expand its low-level radioactive waste dump in Andrews County to include the much more dangerous spent fuel rods from nuclear power plants. Spent fuel rods are classified as high-level waste, and are specifically … Continue reading

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Another county heard from: West Texas county wants to store high-level nuclear waste

The New York Times reported Thursday: Loving County is big, dry and stretches for miles, and is the perfect place, local officials say, to store high-level radioactive waste. Officials here hope to entice the federal government — with $28 billion … Continue reading

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