Violations prompt order to halt some radioactive waste activities (Review Journal)

LAS VEGAS–State environmental officials ordered the National Nuclear Security Administration to halt some mixed, low-level radioactive waste activities at the Nevada Test Site in August after the federal agency reported permit violations involving shipments from three waste generators.

An NNSA spokesman said Monday that the test site already had stopped receiving shipments from those waste streams before the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection issued its order on Aug. 27.

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