New Mexico nuke waste dump opens new storage

FILE - This March 6, 2014, file photo shows the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, near Carlsbad, New Mexico. On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, officials at the facility said workers there started using a newly mined disposal area at the repository.(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)


Nuclear waste is once again being hauled to the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico.

The company announced this week that a newly mined deposal area opened and waste is being hauled from Tennessee reported the Associated Press.

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