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Worker Sues WIPP Nuclear Site For Negligence In Fire, Facility Operation

Worker Sues WIPP Nuclear Site For Negligence In Fire, Facility Operation | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
The first worker from WIPP has filed a lawsuit claiming widespread negligence at WIPP by the Department of Energy and the network of contractors that operate the facility. Among the things listed a...
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Sampling detects contamination at nuke repository - Las Cruces Sun-News

Sampling detects contamination at nuke repository - Las Cruces Sun-News | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
CARLSBAD >> Officials at the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository say a pair of air samplers detected low levels of radioactive contamination after workers restarted one of the
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LANL – DOE Team-up to Force Permanent Nuclear Waste Dump at Los Alamos, New Mexico | No to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

LANL – DOE Team-up to Force Permanent Nuclear Waste Dump at Los Alamos, New Mexico | No to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
LANL - DOE Team-up to Force Permanent Nuclear Waste Dump at Los Alamos, New Mexico http://t.co/M37srpc7Vg #NEWMEXICO #NM #SANTAFE
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Hanford cleanup effort called a dysfunctional mess - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Hanford cleanup effort called a dysfunctional mess - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald Hanford cleanup effort called a dysfunctional mess Mid Columbia Tri City Herald Some lawmakers say Hanford has been an early test of whether DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz, previously a physics professor at the...
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Outcry as Canada Considers Nuclear Waste Facility on US Border - OilPrice.com

Outcry as Canada Considers Nuclear Waste Facility on US Border - OilPrice.com | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Outcry as Canada Considers Nuclear Waste Facility on US Border
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Canadian plans for a large nuclear waste facility on the US border are triggering a cross-border public outcry and a looming diplomatic backlash.
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More missed Hanford cleanup timelines 'unacceptable' | State of ...

More missed Hanford cleanup timelines 'unacceptable' | State of ... | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
The State of Washington was extremely disappointed to hear from the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) on Thursday that two more milestones agreed to in the 2010 Hanford Cleanup Consent Decree with the State are at ...
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House O.K.'s nuclear national 'park' as Hanford cleanup lags ...

Under a 2010 legally binding consent decree, the DOE has promised to fully empty 19 out of 177 aging Hanford waste tanks. The tanks contain an estimated 56 million gallons of highly radioactive sludge and trapped liquids.
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Shipment of LIQUID radioactive waste presents unprecedented risks!

Shipment of LIQUID radioactive waste presents unprecedented risks! | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
RT @SierraClubCan: NEW Press Release: Shipment of LIQUID #radioactive waste presents unprecedented risks! http://t.co/A2atsAKrEo #Environment #Nuclear
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Congress Approves Additional LANL Cleanup Money - KUNM

Congress Approves Additional LANL Cleanup Money
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Congress has approved an additional $19 million for nuclear waste cleanup at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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[WATCH]: The Cost of Deceit & Delay — $Billions Wasted, No U.S. Nuclear Waste Policy | Government Waste

New post: [WATCH]: The Cost of Deceit & Delay -- $Billions Wasted, No U.S. Nuclear Waste Policy http://t.co/EprAWgN0Jl
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Murphy urges bipartisan nuclear waste storage plan - WTNH

Murphy urges bipartisan nuclear waste storage plan - WTNH | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Murphy urges bipartisan nuclear waste storage plan
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Dominion Resources Inc., the owner of Millstone Power Station, won state permission on May 2 to significantly expand nuclear waste storage capacity over the next 30 years.
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Texas radioactive waste bill killed for error - San Antonio Express

Texas radioactive waste bill killed for error - San Antonio Express | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Texas radioactive waste bill killed for error San Antonio Express The measure would have allowed a West Texas nuclear waste facility to import materials with greater radioactivity from other states, while encouraging Texas companies to export...
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New Energy Secretary: Nuclear Waste Cleanup Among Top Priorities

New Energy Secretary: Nuclear Waste Cleanup Among Top Priorities | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
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The Obama administration’s new secretary of (Dr. Ernest Moniz was sworn in as the 13th US Secretary of Energy, and said nuclear waste clean-up would be a top...
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WIPP contractor received $1.9M bonus after fire

WIPP contractor received $1.9M bonus after fire | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Senior scientist says bonuses are awarded 'no matter what' | News Article
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Board concerned about volcanic ash falling on Hanford plant - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Read the latest and breaking local news, from Mid-Columbia and around the country and world from Tri-City Herald and tricityherald.com in Mid-Columbia and Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, WA.
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Santa Fe, Mayor Coss, pushes LANL to Clean-up Nuclear Waste Legacy | No to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Santa Fe, Mayor Coss, pushes LANL to Clean-up Nuclear Waste Legacy | No to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Santa Fe, Mayor Coss, pushes LANL to Clean-up Nuclear Waste Legacy http://t.co/K7y7N7Jm0E #NEWMEXICO #NM #SANTAFE
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Home News Liquid nuclear waste could be trucked through... - Niagarathisweek.com

Home News Liquid nuclear waste could be trucked through... - Niagarathisweek.com | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Home News Liquid nuclear waste could be trucked through...
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Reader View: Don't let New Mexico become nation's nuclear outhouse - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Reader View: Don't let New Mexico become nation's nuclear outhouse Santa Fe New Mexican.com Time and again over the past 25 years, federal and state officials have promised New Mexico citizens that high-level nuclear waste would never be disposed...
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Editorial: Hanford's porous deadlines | Editorials | The Seattle Times

Editorial: Hanford's porous deadlines | Editorials | The Seattle Times | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Almost 70 years ago, Hanford played a vital role in ending World War II. Nuclear waste continued to accumulate for more than four decades of defense production. Epic environmental and public-health issues have taken a ...
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Pearce: Reprogramming to Allow LANL/WIPP Waste Cleanup to ...

Pearce: Reprogramming to Allow LANL/WIPP Waste Cleanup to Continue. Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 13:05. Washington, DC (May 15, 2013) – Today, U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce announced that the House Committee on ...
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KNPR's State of Nevada -- Too Hot To Handle: Weapons Grade Nuclear Waste In A Nevada Landfill?

KNPR's State of Nevada -- Too Hot To Handle: Weapons Grade Nuclear Waste In A Nevada Landfill? | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
For years, the federal government just didn't know what to do with its stockpile of Uranium 233. The experimental fuel had been created as an (KNPR's State of Nevada -- Too Hot To Handle: Weapons Grade Nuclear Waste In A Nevada Landfill?
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Nye County official blasts Sen. Reid's "hypocrisy" on nuclear waste disposal

Nye County official blasts Sen. Reid's "hypocrisy" on nuclear waste disposal | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Sen. Harry Reid’s stance that it’s alright to bury a ton of uranium-tainted waste from Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the Nevada National Security Site is hypocritical, a Nye County commissioner says.
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Nation's largest uranium mine planned for NM - Albuquerque Journal (subscription)

Nation's largest uranium mine planned for NM - Albuquerque Journal (subscription) | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Nation's largest uranium mine planned for NM
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It's been more than a dozen years since the last uranium ore was mined in New Mexico, but a Canada-based company and a Japanese partner propose to break that spell soon.
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Japanese Officials Visit Hanford For Nuclear Cleanup Strategies - OPB News

Japanese Officials Visit Hanford For Nuclear Cleanup Strategies - OPB News | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
Japanese Officials Visit Hanford For Nuclear Cleanup Strategies OPB News The people overseeing the cleanup of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster are learning some valuable lessons from the long-running cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear...
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Hanford waste moved across town with parade permit

Hanford waste moved across town with parade permit | Clean-up New Mexico | Scoop.it
If you want to have a parade in Richland, Wash., you'll need a permit. If you want to, you can use that same permit to move nuclear waste.
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