Nuclear Waste at Los Alamos National Labs

On July 30th we reported a story on the dangers of the Las Conchas fire. In that story we mentioned the possiblity that the fire could burn nuclear waste stored in and around Los Alamos National Labs.

A 2002 report by the New Mexico Environment Department identified many of the locations where solid waste is stored at Los Alamos National Labs. The report concluded the nuclear waste “may present an imminent and substantial endangerment to health or the environment.”

Download a report on nuclear waste at Los Alamos County National Lab Report

--Kyle Dickman


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