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ALERT -- 2nd radiation release at New Mexico site

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New air sampling data from southeastern New Mexico's troubled nuclear waste dump indicates there has been another 'small' radiation release.

Department of Energy officials say a monitoring station picked up elevated radiation readings around the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad on March 11. That's nearly a month after a Valentine's Day leak contaminated 17 workers and shut the only repository for toxic waste from the nation's nuclear bomb-building program.

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