Category Archives: Nuclear Waste Partnership

WIPP update: Samples were not taken during first week following radioactive release

I don’t know how to respond to this without cursing, so I’ll just say that Carlsbad television station KRQE reported yesterday: It turns out it wasn’t until a week after the radiation leak at WIPP that state officials collected additional … Continue reading

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WIPP contractor received $1.9 million bonus from DOE following fire

The Albuequerque Journal reported today: Just five days after an underground truck fire closed the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the Energy Department awarded the contractor that operates the nuclear repository $1.9 million for “excellent” performance during the past year. After … Continue reading

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