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  • Moab uranium tailings: should they stay or should they go?

    The Energy Department is calling for public comment on its plans to clean up a 130-acre pile of uranium tailings and contaminated soils just upstream from Moab, Utah, on the Colorado River

  • Toxic waste, tainted justice

    The Ambushed Jury by Wes McKinley and Caron Balkany tells how the federal government covered up nuclear crimes at the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant outside Denver

  • Follow-up

    Energy Department, Bechtel Jacobs mess up shipping of radioactive waste; Interior Department’s damaged records of Indian trust accounts; public comment time extended on Roadless Rule

  • Court says Yucca Mountain design unsafe

    Yucca Mountain’s 10,000-year safety standard is ruled arbitrary by a federal court, but the Energy Department remains determined to open the site as planned

  • Of global warming and White House elephants

    The Bush administration needs to start dealing with global climate change, and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger may help to point the way

  • Cold War workers seek compensation

    Former employees of Los Alamos National Laboratory are seeking information about and compensation for serious health problems caused by their work with radiation and other toxic materials

  • Contamination uncovered at Energy office

    Beryllium contamination in a Las Vegas Energy Department complex may have come from a 1965 nuclear reactor explosion, some 85 miles away

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