Description: Yucca Mountain is under study as a potential site for underground storage of high-level radioactive waste, with the principle goal being the safe isolation of the waste from the accessible environment. This paper addresses the hydrogeologic characteristics of the fault zones at Yucca Mountain, focusing primarily on the central part of the mountain where the potential repository block is located.
Date: April 29, 2001
Creator: Dickerson, Robert P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department