DALLAS — Amid objections from environmentalists, the Texas Legislature is moving toward expanding a bond-financed radioactive waste dump site in a sparsely populated West Texas county.

SB 1504, which went before the House for a second reading on Tuesday, would allow the site in Andrews County to accept waste from 36 states, in addition to Texas and Vermont.

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