The purpose of the Yucca Mountain project is to determine if Yucca Mountain is a suitable site for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste storage. Yucca Mountain is located in a remote desert on federally protected land within the secure boundaries of a military test site in Nye County, Nevada. It is approximately 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

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Eureka County - Nevada Nuclear Waste Page
Information resource from the Eureka County about the decisions concerning the potential transportation and storage of nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain. Includes news, photos, regulatory guides, maps, facts, archive, FAQ and contact information.
IEER - If Not Yucca Mountain, Then What?
Article from the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER) about the political, technical and sociological concerns related to the Yucca Mountain waste disposal project.
Nevada Nuclear Waste Project Office
State of Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects (opposes proposed Yucca Mountain repository)
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (NWTRB) Reports
Comprehensive analyses from the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board on various topics related to the Yucca Mountain project.
Nye County Nuclear Waste Repository Project Office (NWRPO)
Information from the Nye County, Nevada about its rights and participation in the project under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act. Addresses technical, political and sociological issues.
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