What's happening at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant?

Jun 11, 2014

Credit wipp.energy.gov / Creative Commons

Thu. 6/11 8a: Scientists are still searching for the root cause of the February 14th radiation leak at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), but theories are being narrowed down and action being taken to protect workers and citizens.  We'll learn the latest developments from New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn and others.  Are you getting enough information from government agencies overseeing the investigation and charged with remedying the situation to feel safe?


Scheduled guests:

Staci Matlock

Reporter, Santa Fe New Mexican

Dr. James Conca

Former director of the Carlsbad Monitoring and Environmental Research Center

Web Resources:


New Mexico Environment Department

WIPP Radiation Leak Timeline

Santa Fe New Mexican piece tracing leaking waste drum from  LANL  to WIPP

Address follow-up questions for the New Mexico Environment Department to: