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  1. Officials eye six barrels tied to nuclear dump leakRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Fox 23

    New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn said scientists investigating a radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump have identified five other potentially explosive containers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and a temporary storage site in West Texas.

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  2. Natural gas investor spends $4 billion on shale rightsRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Fox 23

    Natural gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon's American Energy Partners LP has invested more than $4 billion in lease holdings and drilling rights in four states.

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  3. New Mexico plant unable to meet nuclear waste deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Fox 23

    The U.S. Department of Energy said Friday that it will not be able to meet a June 30 deadline for getting the waste from decades of nuclear bomb-building off the Los Alamos National Laboratory's northern New Mexico complex.

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  4. US chemical plants not sufficiently monitored, report saysRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Fox 23

    Outdated federal policies, poor information sharing with states and a raft of industry exemptions point to scant federal oversight when it comes to the nation's storage of dangerous chemicals, a new report obtained by The Associated Press has revealed.

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  5. Kitty litter may be cause of radioactive leak at NM nuke dumpRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Fox 23

    New Mexico environment officials say more than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory was packed with the kitty litter, suspected of causing a chemical reaction and radiation release at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump.

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  6. Texas plant blast still haunts residents one year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2014 | Fox 23

    Families of the 15 people killed in a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant have spent the past year navigating the difficult balance between moving forward and digging for answers from the past.

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  7. New Mexico lab resumes nuclear waste shipmentsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Fox 23

    The Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is under a tight deadline to ship nuclear waste away from its northern New Mexico campus before wildfire season peaks, has resumed trucking the remainder of the waste to Texas, officials said.

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  8. Earthquakes lead Texas agency to hire seismologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | Fox 23

    A key state agency has hired a seismologist, part of an effort to tackle a sudden increase in earthquakes in areas of Texas with significant oil and gas drilling activities.

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  9. Nuclear waste from New Mexico lab may go to TexasRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | Fox 23

    The operator of the nation's troubled nuclear waste dump in New Mexico wants to temporarily store waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory at a facility in rural West Texas until it reopens, officials said Thursday.

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  10. Three dead after ambulance runs off Texas roadwayRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | Fox 23

    Three people were killed and one was injured on Tuesday when an ambulance careened off a slick West Texas roadway and caught fire, authorities said.

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