WIPP

WIPP cleanup plans expected in 2 weeks

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) – Officials working to reopen the federal government’s troubled nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico say they a…

WIPP contractor awarded by DOE

WIPP contractor awarded by DOE

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – The contractor that operates WIPP was awarded a $1.9 million bonus just days after the leak that forced the facility…

115 LANL contractors fired for WIPP leak

115 LANL contractors fired for WIPP leak

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The fallout from the radiation leak at WIPP now includes layoffs connected to Los Alamos labs. A LANL spokesman co…

WIPP

WIPP leak investigation creeps forward

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – The very cautious investigation of the radiation leak at WIPP is moving slowly ahead. The Energy Department says pha…

WIPP workers

Investigators build WIPP mock-up

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – Practice makes perfect and that’s the thought behind the next step in investigating February’s radiation leak at WIP…

Los Alamos National Labs

WIPP investigators set sights on LANL

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials investigating the radiation leak at WIPP have turned their focus to Los Alamos National Laboratory. New Me…

Some worry WIPP could lose its contract

Some worry WIPP could lose its contract

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A new investigation by the feds into WIPP could have drastic consequences. Some worry it could lead to the plant losing…