Radiation levels uncertain as workers prepare to enter underground New Mexico nuke dump

  • by: SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 10, 2014 - 8:10 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Department of Energy and the operators of the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Monday they are making plans to allow specially trained workers to enter the site for the first time in weeks after more than a dozen employees were exposed to low levels of radiation during a mysterious leak.

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