1992: When Things Began to Move at Yucca Mountain

by Carl P. Gertz, Yucca Mountain Site Characterization, Project, Las Vegas, United States,
Sheldon Teitelbaum, Yucca Mountain Site Characterization, Project, Las Vegas, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1993

Abstract: This paper examines progress made on the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) during 1992 and continuing into 1993. In addition, it discusses and describes design work on the underground exploratory studies facility (ESF). In 1992, environmental permits were received from the state of Nevada; groundbreaking work began on the ESF; trenches were excavated and test pits were completed; work was completed on the wells; boreholes were drilled.

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Environmental issues | Underground structures | Permits | Boring | Excavation | Trenches | Nevada | North America | United States

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