Texas Sierra Club Fight Over Radioactive Waste Heats Up

Rose Gardner inflated balloons for her grandson’s birthday party recently at her floral shop in Eunice, N.M., and talked about nuclear waste.

“I’m just really respectful of radiation and its effects,” she said, a reason she became involved in the Sierra Club and its legal battle with Waste Control Specialists, which operates a radioactive waste site in nearby Andrews County, Texas. “Some people may say I’ve gone overboard, but I don’t think I have.”

The Sierra Club is suing on behalf of Gardner and two residents of Andrews to have its claims heard in court ...

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