|Plutonium-238 Nuclear Waste Sent To New Mexico
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|Author:||KingCobra [ Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:07 am ]|
|Post subject:||Plutonium-238 Nuclear Waste Sent To New Mexico|
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Radioactive waste shipped to Idaho during the Cold War has been compacted and sent out of state for permanent disposal, officials said Wednesday.
A U.S. Department of Energy contractor, Fluor Idaho, said nearly 26,000 cubic yards (20,000 cubic meters) of waste contaminated with plutonium-238 has been sent to a storage facility in New Mexico.
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