Investigators find more LANL explosive waste

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LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (KRQE) – There’s more possible explosive containers from the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The New Mexico Environment Department says scientists investigating the radiation leak that happened at WIPP found the containers.

Three of those are at Los Alamos National Laboratory and two are at Waste Control Specialists in Texas.

The state Environment Department says the proper precautions are being taken. 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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