Andrews County

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a radioactively-contaminated container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

County Taking Nuke Waste, State Get 1st Payments

Andrews County and the state have gotten their first payments from the company operating a radioactive waste disposal site in West Texas.


File photo of trash. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Officials In Texas Approve Radioactive Waste Dumps

Radioactive waste from dozens of states could soon be buried in a Texas dump near the New Mexico border after Texas officials gave final approval Friday to rules allowing the shipments.