Nuclear Density Gauge Stolen In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality says a gauge containing radioactive material has been stolen from the parking lot of an Oklahoma City hotel near Interstate 40. The gauge is called a Humboldt Scientific 5001 EZ and is used to measure the moisture content and density of construction materials. It is not considered a health risk […]

New Mexico Fines Feds After Nuclear Waste Leaks

The state of New Mexico has fined the federal government a record of more than $54 million for violations at a nuclear waste facility where two incidents in February caused radiation release and human exposure. The fine – the biggest ever by the state on US Department of Energy – was issued for 37 violations […]