Report: Nuke dump fire in New Mexico was preventable; safety deficiencies identified

  • by: JERI CLAUSING , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 14, 2014 - 4:13 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal investigators have uncovered a series of shortcomings in safety training, emergency response and oversight at the troubled southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump where a truck caught fire and 17 workers were recently contaminated by a radiation leak.

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