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News Media Contact:
Allen Benson, 702/794-1322

For Immediate Release
January 20, 1999

Notice for News Directors and Editors:

The U.S. Department of Energy's Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office has scheduled a meeting with the ten affected counties and the State of Nevada on January 28, 1999.

The meeting will begin at 9:00 A.M. at the Las Vegas Science Center at 4101-B Meadows Lane in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Topics for discussion at the meeting include a general Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project update, a presentation on the Viability Assessment and subsequent activities, a discussion of ground water flow models in the Yucca Mountain area, and an update on certain aspects of the draft Environmental Impact Statement.

Although the meeting is targeted toward these government entities, members of the public and media are invited to observe. For more information about this meeting, please contact Allen Benson at 702/794-1411


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