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Kitty litter switch may have caused leak at New Mexico nuclear waste dump ... - Fox News

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:04am

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Kitty litter switch may have caused leak at New Mexico nuclear waste dump ...
Fox News
CARLSBAD, N.M. – A mysterious radiation release that has indefinitely shuttered the federal government's only permanent nuclear waste dump may have been caused by a change in the type of kitty litter that is mixed with the toxic waste. That's one of ...
Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste siteDaily Mail

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Kitty litter eyed as possible culprit in New Mexico radiation leak - Reuters

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:28pm

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Kitty litter eyed as possible culprit in New Mexico radiation leak
Reuters
(Reuters) - Kitty litter used to absorb liquid in radioactive debris may have triggered a chemical reaction that caused a radiation leak at a below-ground U.S. nuclear waste storage site in New Mexico, a state environmental official said on Tuesday ...
Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste siteNew Zealand Herald
Kitty Litter Explored in Nuke Dump Radiation LeakABC News
Carlsbad officials upset by out-of-state transfer of nuke dump contractThe Republic

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Nuclear waste hire raises ethics concerns - San Angelo Standard Times

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:15pm

Nuclear waste hire raises ethics concerns
San Angelo Standard Times
Seliger's district includes Andrews County, home to the company's vast storage and disposal site for hazardous and low-level nuclear waste, and Seliger has sponsored legislation that has allowed the company to expand the scope of waste it accepts.

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Kitty Litter Explored in Nuke Dump Radiation Leak - ABC News

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 2:05pm

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Kitty Litter Explored in Nuke Dump Radiation Leak
ABC News
A mysterious radiation release that has indefinitely shuttered the federal government's only permanent nuclear waste dump may have been caused by a change in the type of kitty litter that is mixed with the toxic waste. That's one of the theories that ...
Melted plastic, rubber found at Carlsbad, NM nuclear waste siteEl Paso Times

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US DOE changes date for suspension of nuclear waste fee collection to Friday - Platts

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 2:00pm

US DOE changes date for suspension of nuclear waste fee collection to Friday
Platts
The department, however, continued to collect the waste fee even though it did not have a program to spend that money. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and Nuclear Energy Institute sued DOE in the US Court of Appeals for the ...

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Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste site - Colorado Springs Gazette

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:34am

Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste site
Colorado Springs Gazette
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Investigators trying to determine what caused a radiation release at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico have spotted melted plastic and rubber on some drums and boxes of waste ...

Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste site - The Tand D.com

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:08am

CBS News

Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste site
The Tand D.com
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Investigators trying to determine what caused a radiation release at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico have spotted melted plastic and rubber on some drums and boxes of waste ...
Kitty Litter Explored in Nuke Dump Radiation LeakABC News

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Call for better oversight of nuclear-waste storage - Nature.com

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:51am

Call for better oversight of nuclear-waste storage
Nature.com
A serious accident in February at the United States' only deep-storage repository for nuclear waste might never have happened had the government not disbanded a key independent scientific body charged with oversight of the safety of the facility. The ...

Nuclear waste facility's hiring of legislative aide draws ethics concerns - KGNS.tv

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:38am

Nuclear waste facility's hiring of legislative aide draws ethics concerns
KGNS.tv
Seliger's district includes Andrews County, home to the company's vast storage and disposal site for hazardous and low-level nuclear waste, and Seliger has sponsored legislation that has allowed the company to expand the scope of waste it accepts.

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Melted plastic, rubber found at Carlsbad, NM nuclear waste site - El Paso Times

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:33am

CBS News

Melted plastic, rubber found at Carlsbad, NM nuclear waste site
El Paso Times
CARLSBAD, N.M. - Investigators trying to determine what caused a radiation release at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico have spotted melted plastic and rubber on some drums and boxes of waste.
Kitty Litter Explored in Nuke Dump Radiation LeakABC News

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Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste site - seattlepi.com

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:29am

Melted plastic, rubber found at nuclear waste site
seattlepi.com
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Investigators trying to determine what caused a radiation release at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico have spotted melted plastic and rubber on some drums and boxes of waste ...

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Essex: Last-ditch efforts to stop nuclear waste 'dumping' into the Blackwater ... - East Anglian Daily Times

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:16am

Essex: Last-ditch efforts to stop nuclear waste 'dumping' into the Blackwater ...
East Anglian Daily Times
MPs criticised the EA for not listening, it seems as though they haven't learnt anything from that episode if this is how they react to something so emotive as nuclear waste and its effect on people and the environment. “This is purely a cost-saving ...

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