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Radiation Protection

Where can I get more information about the WIPP?

You can get more information about the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in a number of different places. The EPA maintains a WIPP News webpage containing updates about the WIPP, including more information about our oversight role, the dockets for the WIPP, and information about recertification of the WIPP. You can sign up to receive WIPP updates via email on the WIPP News webpage as well.

The EPA provides links to resources with contact information for the federal, state, and local agencies that have a role in the WIPP on the EPA's Role at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) webpage.

For more information on the Department of Energy’s role at the WIPP, visit the DOE's WIPP webpage. The Department of Energy also maintains a WIPP Information line at 1-800-336-9477 if there are unanswered questions following the review of both the EPA’s and the Department of Energy’s websites.

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