Repository work delays Savannah River Site nuclear waste shipments

...nuclear waste material from Savannah River Site will be delayed for several more years.The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, near Carlsbad, stopped taking shipments after an underground truck caught fire Feb. 5. Nine days later, a radiation release contaminated...

Giant trees, gingerbread add to dazzle of holidays

...in Los Angeles and Orlando, Fla., hosts Grinchmas, themed on Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, Calif., has snow-covered tube runs where kids can play, slide and throw snowballs at targets.At Disney, the annual...

Robots taking samples from waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site

...Department of Energy on safety procedures and emergency preparedness in light of a radioactive release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, N.M. and safety lapses the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board identified at SRS.

Eileen M. Hubbard (CARLSBAD, N.M. (formerly of Sylvania, Ga.))

CARLSBAD, N.M. (formerly of Sylvania, Ga.) - Eileen McGealy Hubbard, 89, passed away October 10. Visitation: Thursday, October...

NM nuke leak raises questions

CARLSBAD, N.M. - For 15 years the trucks have...said. "I've been talking to (DOE Carlsbad filed office manager) Joe Franco and...the lessons learned will make it safer. Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway concedes, however...

Little damage at New Mexico nuke site fire

CARLSBAD, N.M. - Crews declared a blaze at an underground nuclear repository...prompted an evacuation. Two mine rescue teams went into the earth at the Carlsbad-area Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, where the federal government seals...

Anna Nordqvist rallies to win Kia Classic

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Anna Nordqvist rallied to win the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara for her second victory in her past four LPGA Tour...

Savannah River Site shipments to WIPP delayed until facility reopens in 2016

...Tuesday by the Energy Department.Savannah River Site has sent 15,000 cubic meters of transuranic waste to the plant near Carlsbad, N.M., said site spokesman Jim Giusti. The site last sent a shipment of waste to WIPP in early February, and about 750...

Federal board: Defense nuclear facilities not prepared for emergencies

...period on the report.The response to a truck fire and radioactive material release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, N.M., highlighted the prevalence of shortcomings at other defense nuclear facilities, the board wrote. Many sites have...

Shipment arrives at nation's first radioactive waste dump

CARLSBAD, N.M. -- After 25 years of lawsuits, studies and protests, the nation's...truckload of radioactive waste Friday. A crowd of about 100 people who live in Carlsbad, 25 miles from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, cheered the truck and...

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