CARLSBAD (AP) — A delegation of Eddy County government officials is headed to Washington, D.C., to build support for a proposal that would expand the mission of the federal government’s nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico.

Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway, Eddy County Commission Chairman Jack Volpato and Eddy-Lea Alliance Vice Chairman John Heaton will leave for Washington today. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.