Nuclear dump leak in New Mexico rekindles debate over Cold War-era waste

  • by: MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 28, 2014 - 5:40 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The radiation exposure of at least 13 workers at a nuclear dump in a New Mexico salt bed more than 2,000 feet below the ground has brought new attention to the nation's long struggle to find places to dispose of tons of Cold War-era waste.

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