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Regulators withdraw WIPP expansion permit

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CARLSBAD (AP) — New Mexico regulators have withdrawn a preliminary permit for an expansion of the federal government’s troubled nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico.

Citing recent back-to-back incidents that included a radiation release that contaminated 17 workers, the New Mexico Environment Department notified the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) that it has withdrawn a pending draft permit. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

 

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