Tag Archives: WIPP

Coming soon to a railroad near you: The Plutonium Express

  There are these two holes in the ground, one in West Texas and one in eastern New Mexico, and the owners are fighting over who can bury the worst radioactive nightmares imaginable. The problem is that every imaginable route to the … Continue reading

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Even before WIPP incident, Los Alamos lab raised criticality concerns, according to DOE report

The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Tuesday: Even before a radiation leak in February halted the flow of nuclear waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, the federal government had identified deficiencies in Los Alamos National Laboratory’s safeguards … Continue reading

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