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Feds' Radioactive Waste Trains Have Nowhere To Go (credit: FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images)

Department Of Energy’s Radioactive Waste Trains Have Nowhere To Go

The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go.

08/31/2014

GM Safety VP Jeff Boyer (Photo Credit: General Motors)

GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Ga-400 Toll Plaza Closes in 2014

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The state Department of Transportation says the Ga-400 tolls are scheduled to end November 21, 2013. But the actual removal of the toll plaza may take longer than expected. The tolls have been in […]

WAOK-AM–06/21/2013

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City Officials Remove Homeless Tent Camp

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — City and state officials haveonce again removed a tent camp used by homeless people under Interstate 20 in downtown Atlanta. Georgia Department of Transportation crews on Monday told occupants to leave.  It was the […]

WAOK-AM–08/28/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Georgia State Conference NAACP to Seek GDOT Investigation for Racial Discrimination

ATLANTA (WAOK)-After several references to the lack of minority contractors hired by the Georgia Department of Transportation during the debate over passage of the T-SPLOST referendum, the Georgia State Conference NAACP has sent a letter containing the […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2012

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HOT Lanes: Are They Warming Up?

ATLANTA (WAOK)-When the I-85 Express Lanes were implemented in October, commuters were upset and severely agitated over the new lanes. A lot of commuters complained that these lanes increased traffic, the rates were too high […]

WAOK-AM–11/30/2011

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The State of Georgia Spends Millions For Future Snow Storms

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-The state of Georgia has spent more than $2.5 million in preparation for possible future snow storms. Officials of the Department of Transportation (DOT) said they wanted to be prepared with more snow plows […]

WAOK-AM–10/21/2011

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