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.
Monitoring station detected increase in radiation on March 11th.
Biological samples show employees at the nation’s underground nuclear waste dump were exposed during a radiation leak.
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.
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.
Officials say testing shows no danger to people or the environment.
A plan to ship bomb-usable nuclear material to Nevada is raising questions.
A hospital in northwest Las Vegas is hosting a decontamination drill simulating the release of radiation due to a criminal act.
Scientists say there is no health risk to Vegas Valley residents from a Japanese nuclear power plant.
Nevadans are not in danger from Japan’s damaged nuclear reactors.