LANL moves waste to Texas facility

26E1DB1LANL moves waste to Texas facility

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (KRQE) – Los Alamos National Laboratory is in the process of moving a shipment of nuclear waste to a nuclear waste dump in Andrews County, Texas.

The first shipment arrived there Tuesday, LANL must get the waste off its property by June 30th, but shipments were halted in February after the leak at WIPP.

The Texas facility will only hold the waste until WIPP reopens. 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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