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Feds Sue To Block Acquisition Of Dallas Radioactive Waste Company

Nov 19, 2016
David Bowser for The Texas Tribune

The U.S. Justice Department is suing to block a Salt Lake City-based company's acquisition of Waste Control Specialists, the Dallas-based company that wants to expand the nuclear waste dump it operates in West Texas.

West Texas Site Wants Nation's Spent Nuclear Fuel

Feb 11, 2015
David Bowser / The Texas Tribune

Texas’ only radioactive waste dump wants to open its gates to tens of thousands of metric tons of spent nuclear reactor fuel now scattered across the country.

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Fort Worth State Representative Lon Burnam wants state officials to stop new nuclear waste shipments to a West Texas dump site. He says Waste Control Specialists, a Dallas company, wants to bring in truckloads as soon as next Monday.