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Cause of WIPP fire determined by DOE

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WIPPTruck

By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

Department of Energy officials were able to determine the cause of a vehicle fire that occurred last month in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) underground facility.

Their report, released Thursday, brings to light deficiencies in the Nuclear Waste Partnership’s emergency prevention practices and prescribes ways to prevent such accidents in the future. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

 

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