Tag Archives: Nuclear Energy

Host Exchange Dispatch: Discovering “Town Meeting” Season, New England Politics and More

Marfa Public Radio and WCAI in Woods Hole, Massachusetts have embarked on a first-of-its-kind host exchange experiment called Radio Hometown: Two Stations, Two Hosts, One Community of Listeners. Your morning host Travis Bubenik has been filling in for Steve Junker at WCAI, while Steve … Continue reading

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After a Few Failed Attempts, A New Pitch for Nuclear Waste in West Texas

West Texas has had a long and often contentious relationship with nuclear waste, stretching back to a years-long battle over a planned permanent waste site in the 1980’s and 90’s. Opponents eventually won that fight, but a different site was later … Continue reading

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We’ve been reporting this week on the arrival to West Texas of some low-level radioactive waste that was originally meant to stay in New Mexico. Over the next few months, contaminated clothes, tools and other items are coming to a site outside … Continue reading

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Bound for Carlsbad, Diverted Nuclear Waste arrives in West Texas

A truckload of radioactive waste that was originally meant to wind up at a storage site in Carlsbad, New Mexico arrived in West Texas today. It was just the first of many that will be crossing the state line into … Continue reading

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Texas Governor Wants to Make the State a Home for High-Level Radioactive Waste

The storage and disposal of high-level radioactive waste is a tricky process, both from a safety and political point of view. As a result, that waste is now piling up around the country with nowhere to go. And Texas Governor Rick … Continue reading

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