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Carslbad residents are demanding more information about a radiation leak at a nearby nuclear waste dump. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Residents Frustrated At Lack Of Nuke Dump Details

People who live near the nation’s only underground nuclear waste dump are demanding the government give them more information about a radiation leak.


Crews are working to isolate the source of the leak. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Nuclear Repository Monitored For Radiation

Officials say testing shows no danger to people or the environment.


Rail tunnel descending into the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository located in Nye County, Nevada, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (photo: MAXIM KNIAZKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Suspends Nuke Fee Collections

The government collects $750 million annually for storage and disposal of nuclear waste


Nevada Power Line To Get $343M Federal Loan

The Energy Department is loaning $343 million in federal stimulus dollars for an electricity transmission line that proponents hope will support renewable energy projects in rural parts of Nevada. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/15/2011