Is West Texas' Water Supply at Risk of Radioactive Contamination?

The Texas Observer | June 17, 2009
For years, Waste Control has touted its 1,300-acre dump site as nearly geologically perfect for containing radioactive waste for tens of thousands of years. The company’s primary selling point has been what it calls the "almost impenetrable red bed clay" in which the waste will be buried. But the red bed is leaking.

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