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Why is Inyo County Involved?

License Application



Death Valley Lower Carbonate Aquifer Monitoring Program

Licensing Support Network

Interactive Mapping (GIS)

Affected Units of Local Government



Contact Info


Inyo County's Main Website



March, 2007
bulletStatement of the Director for Civilian Radioactive Waste Management - Fiscal Year 2008 Appropriation Hearing  This statement by Edward Sproat III includes a best-achievable timeline for the licensing and construction of the Yucca Mountain Repository. 
January 2007
bulletQuarterly Progress Report to Congress Submitted by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
December 2006
bulletPreliminary Transportation, Aging and Disposal Canister System Performance Specification, Revision A This is an Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management publication.
November 2006
bulletYucca Mountain Rail Line Environmental Impact Statement Additional Scoping Meetings
bulletSupplemental Yucca Mountain Environmental Impact Statement Additional Scoping Meetings
bulletMemorandum by Hydrodynamics Group summarizing Inyo County hydrologic research program. (3,171 Kb)


June 2008 Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Review Process and Information on U.S. Department of Energy's License Application for a High-Level Waste Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain
January 2009 Yucca Mountain Licensing Proceeding Workshop, January 20, 2009 - Information Material


Inyo County
bullet "A County at Risk" report;  Appendices to report.  A report about the socio-economic impacts of the proposed Yucca Mountain High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository on Inyo County.
bullet Inyo County's response to the U.S. Department of Energy's draft Repository Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and draft Nevada Rail Corridor/Alignment Environmental Impact Statement, adopted by the Inyo County Board of Supervisors on December 18, 2007. (December 2007, small pdf)
bulletImpact Assessment Report - PDF / Word - The purpose of this document is to identify and analyze potential impacts to Inyo County from the U.S Department of Energy's proposed high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. This report was prepared by the Yucca Mountain Repository Assessment Office. Comments to this document must be submitted in written form no later than January 18, 2008. Address comments to:
Yucca Mountain Repository Assessment Office
163 May Street
Bishop, CA 93514
bulletDeath Valley Regional Groundwater Monitoring Program - DE-FC08-02RW12162 This is a large document (70,261 Kb) imbedded with lots of graphics and will be slow to download.
bulletDeath Valley Regional Groundwater Monitoring Program - DE-FC08-02RW12162 This is a much smaller and easier to upload document (73 Kb) that does not include any graphics.
bulletInyo County's Yucca Mountain Death Valley Hydrogeology Study Program update to California Groundwater Working Group: June 4, 2007
bulletRadionuclide Transport from Yucca Mountain and Inter-basin Flow in Death Valley
Department of Energy
bulletGlobal Nuclear Energy Partnership Strategic Plan
bulletUS Department of Energy Inspection Report November 2005
bullet Site Environmental Report for the Yucca Mountain Project - Calendar Year 2004

Other Publications:

COMMENTARY: Nuclear Waste: A Mountain of Questions; in E-Magazine.com, by Matt Gaffney
bulletView the web article at http://www.emagazine.com/view/?3550
bulletDownload the article in pdf


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