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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

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

Texas Radioactive Waste Bill Killed For Error

A bill that would have dramatically changed the rules for a radioactive waste dump died in the Legislature because of a parliamentary error.

05/21/2013

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)

First Radioactive Waste Dumped At Controversial West Texas Site

On Wednesday, state regulators gave approval to begin disposing of waste.

04/27/2012

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

Texas Rep. Lon Burnam, D-Fort Worth. (credit: Texas House of Representatives)

Lawmaker Wants Papers On Radioactive Dump Released

A lawmaker said Monday he has confidential documents detailing state officials’ concerns about possible groundwater contamination at a radioactive waste dump in West Texas, and is seeking official permission to release them.

04/16/2012

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

Texas To Allow 38 States To Dump Radioactive Waste Near Odessa

Environmentalists say trucking the waste on state highways is dangerous and fear the burial site could lead to underground water contamination.

03/23/2012

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