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New communication system installed at nuclear waste dump

New communication system installed at nuclear waste dump

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Workers at the federal government’s underground nuclear waste dump in southern New Mexico will be able to signal officials aboveground in the event of an emergency thanks to a new wireless communication system. The U.S. Department of Energy and the repository’s manager announced the installation of the system Thursday. It includes audible and flashing alarms and ...

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Permian Basin is leading the U.S. in oil

The Permian Basin is the oil rig capital of the U.S. The Permian Basin, which is located in Western Texas and southern New Mexico, is the leader of oil production in the U.S.  Currently, the U.S. is home to 1,591 oil rigs, the majority of those rigs, roughly 554, are located in the Permian Basin.  Some of the remaining rigs ...

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