NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 28, 2011
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Los Alamos, New Mexico: Janet Shamlian) The wildfire approaching the Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory in New Mexico featured; scenes shown of the flames, people leaving and in a shelter in a casino. [Lab director Charles McMILLAN- says our facilities and nuclear materials are protected and safe.] [Evacuees Juan Carlos CASIAS, MAN, John PHILLIPS- comment.] [Los Alamos County fire chief Doug TUCKER- says we don’t plan on losing any structures.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The lab’s preparations for the encroaching fire featured; details given about what is stored there, including plutonium, uranium and radioactive nuclear waste, and a report criticizing the lab’s safety management. [Project on Government Oversight Peter STOCKTON- notes the potential impact on the PF4 storage area.] [Nuclear Watch New Mexico director Jay COGHLAN- worries about the drums of radioactive waste in Area G.] [Lab operations director Carl BEARD- says he doesn’t see where the public is going to have an impact.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Threats to 2 nuclear facilities in Nebraska from rising floodwaters updated; map shown.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.