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Nuclear Waste

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Regulators Approve Expansion Of Nuke Site

Regulators have approved allowing depleted uranium to be buried at a West Texas nuclear waste dump site.

08/20/2014

(credit: AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images))

Texas Radioactive Waste Dump Seeking Increased Capacity

The only radioactive waste dump site in Texas is looking seeking permission to triple capacity.

06/14/2014

(credit: AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images))

Los Alamos Container Linked To Nuke Dump Leak

Questions about the safety of barrels stored at a temporary site in West Texas were raised after a radiation leak at the government’s troubled nuclear waste dump.

05/16/2014

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Report Tallies Texas Nuclear Plant Violations

An unreleased report said that two Texas nuclear power plants, in Glen Rose and Wadsworth, each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012.

10/15/2013

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Hearing On Nuclear Waste Dump

A judge ruled Tuesday that the TCEQ should have held a hearing about potential harm to nearby residents prior to licensing a remote radioactive waste dump.

05/09/2012

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Regulators Approve Nuclear Waste Burial

State regulators have given final approval for a Dallas company to begin burying low-level radioactive waste at a West Texas site near the New Mexico.

04/27/2012

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Dallas Company Could Bury Nuclear Waste In April

Trucks carrying radioactive waste will likely be rolling along Texas highways as early as April, bound for burial at a dump near New Mexico.

03/19/2012