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Mountain West's Yucca Mountain Socioeconomic Project Records (MS-00756)

Abstract

The Mountain West's Yucca Mountain Socioeconomic Project Records (1987-1994) contain reports on the effects to indigenous peoples, flora and fauna, and transportation relating to the deposits of nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Mountain West studied were Nye, Lincoln, Esmeralda, and Clark counties. Also included are analysis and impact assessments, and an oral history of Ed Slavin, a Tonopah, Nevada resident.

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Date
1987-1994
Extent
2.57 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
2.17 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Records
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Scope and Contents Note

The Mountain West's Yucca Mountain Socioeconomic Project Records (1987-1994) contain reports on the effects to indigenous peoples, flora and fauna, and transportation relating to the deposits of nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Mountain West studied were Nye, Lincoln, Esmeralda, and Clark counties. Also included are analysis and impact assessments, and an oral history of Ed Slavin, a Tonopah, Nevada resident.

Biographical / Historical Note

Mountain West conducted research relating to the socioeconomic impact of nuclear waste in Nevada. The company researched all towns, indigenous peoples, flora and fauna, and counties adjacent to the waste site. Mountain West prepared the research for the Nevada Nuclear Waste Project.

Arrangement

Records remain in original order.

Related Collections

The following resources may provide additional information related to the materials in this collection:

Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office Records, MS-00091. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Yucca Mountain Environmental Safety Records, MS-00786. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Mountain West's Yucca Mountain Socioeconomic Project Records, 1987-1994. MS-00756. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00756
Processing Note

The material was processed in 2016 by Joyce Moore.

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