New Mexico: 500 Barrels Of Questionable Nuclear WasteMore 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.
2nd Radiation Release Indicated At New Mexico Site Monitoring station detected increase in radiation on March 11th.
Air Testing At New Mexico Nuclear Dump Shows No ContaminationNew air testing in the nation's only underground nuclear repository showed no detectable radioactive contamination from a leak last month, the U.S. Department of Energy said Sunday.
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.
NM Official: 'No Risk From This Event That Would Be A Hazard To You Or Your Children'Officials investigating a leak from the federal government's only underground nuclear waste dump tried to reassure skeptical southeastern New Mexico residents Monday night that their health is safe.
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.
Fire Prompts Evacuation Of NM Nuclear Repository A truck fire Wednesday forced workers to evacuate the southeastern New Mexico site where the federal government seals away its low-grade nuclear waste, including plutonium-contaminated clothing and tools.