Ongoing Evaluation, Improvements Planned for Site of Low-Level Nuclear Waste Fire

News 3 Las Vegas | November 16, 2015

PAHRUMP (KSNV News3LV) — An October fire at a low-level nuclear store facility near Beatty continues to be reviewed by state and local agencies.

According to a Nye County news release today, the Oct. 18-19 fire at U.S. Ecology was an “eye-opening event and will take many years to thoroughly understand.”

“Meanwhile, protective actions are being implemented by the state of Nevada, Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with the new U.S. Ecology, Nye County officials, and the governor’s office,” the release states.

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