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More than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory were packed with the kitty litter linked to a radiation release at the government's underground nuclear waste dump. (Photo: YURKO DYACHYSHYN/AFP/Getty Images)

New Mexico: 500 Barrels Of Questionable Nuclear Waste

More than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory were packed with the kitty litter linked to a radiation release at the government’s underground nuclear waste dump.

05/20/2014

Officials say a radiation spike was detected on March 11th. (Getty Images)

2nd Radiation Release Indicated At New Mexico Site

Monitoring station detected increase in radiation on March 11th.

03/19/2014

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13 Workers Were Exposed To Radiation At New Mexico Plant

Biological samples show employees at the nation’s underground nuclear waste dump were exposed during a radiation leak.

02/27/2014

(photo: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Leak Confirmed At Nuclear Waste Dump In New Mexico

Federal officials Thursday confirmed a leak of nuclear waste at a southeastern New Mexico repository, but it could be weeks before workers can safely access the underground dump to determine what happened.

02/20/2014

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DOE: Crews Monitors Nuclear Site For Radiation

The U.S. Department of Energy stressed Sunday that no surface contamination has been found after airborne radiation was detected underground at a southeastern New Mexico site where the government stores low-grade nuclear waste.

02/16/2014

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.

02/15/2014

(photo: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Is Nuclear Material Headed For Nevada?

A plan to ship bomb-usable nuclear material to Nevada is raising questions.

04/10/2013

(photo courtesy: Centennial Hills Hospital)

Hospital Holds Radiation Response Drill

A hospital in northwest Las Vegas is hosting a decontamination drill simulating the release of radiation due to a criminal act.

12/12/2012

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Radiation Risk from Japan?

Scientists say there is no health risk to Vegas Valley residents from a Japanese nuclear power plant.

03/28/2011

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No Risk from Japan Radiation

Nevadans are not in danger from Japan’s damaged nuclear reactors.

03/18/2011