Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

College To Work with WIPP.(New Mexico)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

* Plant operator Westing-house to help school with environ-mental management courses

The College of the Southwest is teaming up with the operator of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in an effort to help make southeastern New Mexico a center for environmental management education.

The college already has an undergraduate program in environmental management but plans to beef it up with assistance from experts at WIPP, the federal Department of Energy's underground nuclear waste dump near Carlsbad.

Environmental management encompasses such things as hazardous materials cleanup and natural resource and economic issues. …

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