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February 26, 2021
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico is going after the federal government for failing to make progress on cleaning up contamination left behind by decades of bomb-making and nuclear research at one of the nation's premier labs as concerns mount over plans to resume production of key components for the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
In a civil complaint filed in state district court Wednesday, New Mexico environment officials say a plan by the U.S. Energy Department lacks substantive and appropriate targets for dealing with waste at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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