No Evacuation Order Has Been Issued in Connection With Carlsbad Radiation Leak

No Evacuation Order Has Been Issued in Connection With Carlsbad Radiation Leak

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

CARLSBAD, N.M. – NewsWest 9 has been getting numerous phone calls over the weekend and today about an evacuation for those who live within a 100 mile radius of Carlsbad.

NewsWest 9 has spoken with several people, including Carlsbad PD and Waste Isolation Pilot Plant officials. We're told there is NO evacuation order and there is no threat to residents in the area.

NewsWest 9's Anum Valliani will have the latest on this story tonight on NewsWest 9 at 6 p.m.