Officials: No plans for radiation testing in county

February 28, 2014 • Local News

Officials with the contractor that runs the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant say no plans are in place to test Chaves County for radiation following a Feb. 14 incident in which radioactive material was released within the facility.

“There have been no tests conducted at this time,” said Donavan Mager, a spokesman for Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC, in an email on Friday. “The possibility of future tests or sampling will be determined by further analytical results and findings.”

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