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  • Washington state accuses U.S. of missing Hanford cleanup deadlines

    Washington state accuses U.S. of missing Hanford cleanup deadlines
    Washington state accused the federal government Monday of missing crucial legal deadlines to clean up 56 million gallons of highly radioactive waste at the former Hanford nuclear weapons site in southeastern Washington, demanding a new set of schedules by April 15.
  • Fed report slams safety lapses at New Mexico nuclear facility

    Fed report slams safety lapses at New Mexico nuclear facility
    Workers at a New Mexico nuclear waste storage facility that suffered an underground fire and radiation leak last month lack adequate safety training, oversight or a proper response plan for emergencies, a federal investigation has found. In a report...

    Government faces setbacks on 2 fronts in handling radioactive waste

    Government faces setbacks on 2 fronts in handling radioactive waste
    The Energy Department, dealing with twin setbacks in its long effort to deal with Cold War-era radioactive waste, said Tuesday it was stopping construction of a massive plant in South Carolina to handle surplus plutonium and proceeding with an...

    Radiation leak forces closure at New Mexico waste burial site

    Radiation leak forces closure at New Mexico waste burial site
    The Energy Department suspended normal operations for a fourth day at its New Mexico burial site for defense nuclear waste after a radiation leak inside salt tunnels where the material is buried. Officials at the site, known as the Waste Isolation Pilot...

    Assembly wades into L.A.-Central Valley feud on human waste disposal

    SACRAMENTO -- Treated waste exported from Los Angeles and other counties into the Central Valley would be subject to additional testing under a bil approved by the Assembly on Thursday. The measure, by Assemblyman Rudy Salas Jr. (D-Bakersfield), is...