Report cites poor management, eroding safety culture for nuke dump radiation release

  • by: JERI CLAUSING , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 24, 2014 - 1:05 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A radiation release from the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico was the result of a slow erosion of the safety culture at the 15-year-old site, which was evident in the bungled response to the emergency, federal investigators said in a report released Thursday.

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