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Court Thwarts Sierra Club's Radioactive Waste Challenge

A state appeals court has thwarted a challenge to a low-level radioactive waste disposal site in West Texas in a ruling that signals growing difficulties for those trying to scrutinize the decisions of Texas' environmental regulators.

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Related Topix: Texas, West, TX, Dallas, TX, Nuclear Energy, Waco, TX

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Could West Texas be a site for high-level radioactive waste?

Governor Rick Perry is asking top lawmakers to create storage in Texas for the state's high-level radioactive waste.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, West, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: How long will the radioactive waste be temporarily stored?

There was a time when a proposal to put a penitentiary near a Texas city would draw loud protests.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy

Mon Mar 17, 2014

KOSA

Andrews County Jail Overcrowded, Could Seek Expansion 3/17/14

Macey Meriggi CBS 7 News Mmeriggi@cbs7.com March 17, 2014 Andrews County could be making changes to the jail in the near future.

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Related Topix: Prison

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