Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

WIPP Transporter Back After Mistake.(New Mexico)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


The company whose drivers missed a turn in Santa Fe and drove a WIPP truck off its designated route will resume shipments to the federal nuclear waste dump Monday.

Tri-State Motor Transit is giving its employees extra training to avoid a repeat of the mistake, according to a news release from the Department of Energy.

In addition, the satellite and computer tracking system that monitors trucks en route will soon begin checking their location twice as often as before. …

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