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Cat Litter Thought Behind New Mexico Nuclear Waste Accident

Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Nuclear, USA )

- 1850 days ago -
For months state and federal government has been looking into an incident involving radioactive waste at a disposal site in New Mexico. Now, Investigators believe the culprit may have been the wrong kind of cat litter.


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Catrin S (47)
Monday May 26, 2014, 12:49 pm
Thanks for sharing.

Birgit W (160)
Monday May 26, 2014, 2:10 pm

Kathleen R (138)
Monday May 26, 2014, 2:13 pm
thanks for sharing

Julie W (33)
Monday May 26, 2014, 5:41 pm
We will never overcome the possibility of human error.

Sheri Schongold (7)
Monday May 26, 2014, 6:11 pm
Thanx for the info

Sherry B (66)
Monday May 26, 2014, 8:01 pm
Wow, only the government could screw up even the task of buying kitty litter. They bought the expensive stuff & nobody noticed how much more it cost? Seriously...and we're supposed to believe they've got this waste storage under control...geez.

reft h (66)
Monday May 26, 2014, 10:39 pm
so it comes down to cat litter...

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Tuesday May 27, 2014, 1:07 am
Thanks, Ray.

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday May 27, 2014, 5:28 am
The people are the one's at fault!

. (0)
Tuesday May 27, 2014, 7:29 am
Thanks Ray, it does sound like a simple human error. The question is, did any of the material get into the environment, or was in contained at the site. From the article, that does not appear to be the case. I should also like to know what type of waste was mixed with cat litter.

Winn Adams (179)
Tuesday May 27, 2014, 7:32 am

Winn Adams (179)
Tuesday May 27, 2014, 7:33 am
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