Town hall meeting set to discuss WIPP

Feds given deadline to deal with WIPP leak

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) -On Friday, Congressman Steve Pearce will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

Community members are invited to come and ask questions about the recent leak which exposed 13 employees to radiation.

According to a news release, all New Mexicans are encouraged to attend.

The meeting will be at 4 p.m. at the Leo Sweet Center, 1302 Mission Avenue in Carlsbad. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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