Pahrump Valley Times

May 28, 1999

Repository design meeting in Beatty

The Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will meet in Beatty, June 29-30 to review Dept. of Energy analysis comparing possible designs of the Yucca Mountain Project. Scientific studies related to the characterization will also be reviewed

The YMP is being studied as the possible site for the permanent storage of high level nuclear waste. Yucca Mountain is about 20 miles east of Beatty.

An informal gathering designed for interaction with the public will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. June 29 in the community center. Board meeting sessions begin at 9 a.m. June 29 and 8 a.m. June 30 in the community center.