The Las Vegas Sun
Feds to update public on mishap at nuke dump
The U.S. Department of Energy is planning a town hall meeting Thursday to release more information on its efforts to recover from a radiation leak last month at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump.
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Few attend town hall on mishap at nuke dump
This undated file aerial photo shows the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. The U.S. Department of Energy is planning a town hall Thursday March 6, 2014 to release more information on its efforts to recover from a radiation leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump.
Thursday Mar 6
Why don't they just release the torture report?
Over the last few days, I've tracked the accusations and counter-accusations between CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Thursday Mar 6
More federal aid on tap for water project
The Bureau of Reclamation said it will provide $1.7 million for the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Project.
Thursday Mar 6
The Navajo Times
Affordable housing groups to share federal grant
The groups are Santa Fe's Homewise Inc., the Navajo Partnership for Housing in Gallup and Tierra del Sol Housing Corp. in southern New Mexico.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Senators express outrage at CIA monitoring of intelligence panel staff
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., said that if the reports are correct, "These are very, very serious allegations, extremely serious.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
As leak investigation continues, WIPP's future uncertain
A recent string of concerning and potentially dangerous events, the first real blemishes in an otherwise spotless 15 years for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, has raised questions about the future direction of one of the country's largest nuclear waste repositories.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Housing groups get federal funds
NeighborWorks America is awarding three New Mexico nonprofit affordable housing organizations grants funded through the FY2014 Omnibus Appropriations Funding Bill.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
U.S. senators plan to review NSA role in British webcam spying
British intelligence showed a "breathtaking lack of respect" for privacy by scooping on webcam transmissions, three U.S. senators said in a statement.
Christian Science Monitor
Radiation leak in N.M. exposes 13 workers: what's known so far
The US Department of Energy is investigating a mid-February release of radioactivity from an underground nuclear-waste storage site in southeastern New Mexico .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Senators blast NSA for webcam spying
Sens. Ron Wyden , Martin Heinrich and Mark Udall slammed the National Security Agency after reports that its surveillance program capture images from users' webcams.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Energy Officials, Lawmakers Probe Radioactive Leak in New Mexico
Lawmakers are getting involved in the investigation into a radioactive leak detected two weeks ago at the country's only nuclear waste facility, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.
NM senators back water conservation bill
Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich are giving their support to a bill that would increase funding for water conservation and drought projects.
NM senators back effort to secure water resources
Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich say the measure would expand grants and increase federal funding for conservation and drought-mitigation projects.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Washingtonian MOM Celebrates Second Issue With Lots of Champagne
Washingtonian MOM celebrated it's second issue Wednesday night in which NBC4's Eun Yang graces the cover.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Sunshine State News
Puerto Rico's Potential Statehood Faces Tall Partisan Hurdles
A movement is afoot in the U.S. Senate that would make Puerto Rico the 51st U.S. state, but the legislation has plenty of high partisan hurdles to clear.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Crews Monitor NM Nuclear Repository For Radiation
Officials checking the presence of airborne radiation at an underground site in southeastern New Mexico where the U.S. government seals away low-grade nuclear waste say surface tests have detected no contamination.
USDA pledges quick response to aid requests
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that livestock producers will be able to sign up for disaster relief related to drought by April 15. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that livestock producers will be able to sign up for disaster relief related to drought by April 15. The announcement was made in response to a request by ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Radiation alarm at New Mexico nuclear disposal plant spurs air shutoff
An alarm late Friday night indicating higher than usual levels of airborne radiation led to a first-of-its-kind response at a nuclear disposal facility outside of Carlsbad, New Mexico, an Energy Department spokesman told CNN.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Crews monitor NM nuclear repository for radiation
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