Nuclear Waste To Leave INEEL

Tuesday September 28, 1999 6:25 AM ET

(IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO) -- Two more shipments of nuclear waste will leave the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory this week. Twenty-eight barrels of waste will leave the eastern Idaho site today. Another shipment will leave by truck on Thursday for the trip to New Mexico. The shipments of waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad are the third and fourth to be made from INEEL but there are over 300-thousand barrels that will ultimately be moved.