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    The Geological Impact of Nuclear Testing at the Nevada Test Site The Nevada Test Site is an area designated by the United States Government for Nuclear Weapons testing. It is located in rural southern Nevada and is about the size of the State of Rhode Island. This location was founded in 1952 as one of 5 on land sites designated for this task. Above ground nuclear or atmospheric testing was conducted at the Nevada Test Site until 1958. There was a break in testing until the United States decided

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    Would you want to ingest that?

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    groundwater contamination. Since the last test cycle of the Plowshare program in 1991, the Nevada National Security Site has been storing nuclear warheads under its facility for more than twenty years. Due to the population boom here in Nevada and our current water crisis, there has been many interest in accessing how much damage the tests actually did to the groundwater and aquifers at the site. The ill manner in which the government has shown to clean up the test site. Not only did the government not conduct

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    Nuclear Holocaust

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    additional nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands, Nevada and New Mexico. General knowledge of nuclear radiation was minimal to the public at that time and the United States government could not warn their citizens about the dangerous effects of exposure to nuclear radiation. The diseases and disorders that arose as result of nuclear testing could have been prevented if the government of the United States had advised people about radiation and had implemented a mandatory evacuation around the test areas. The

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    The Secrets of Area 51

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    Area 51, positioned within the confines of a nuclear test site in Nevada has been thought to be the nerve center for America’s top-most classified security projects. Numerous United States’ citizens have spotted, captured images of flying objects and saucer-shaped planes making unconventional aerial maneuvers for over many decades (Sweetman, 2006). It has also been whispered that the scientific projects on the site are not conventional, but rather reverse-engineering developments of original military

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    Exemplification Essay: War and World Peace

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    reason he doesn't know what they will be because they will be so far advanced compared to his time. This is very possible because of the advances some countries have made in their military strength. For example, the United States executed 1054 nuclear tests between July 16, 1945 and September 23,1992. They also executed two nuclear attacks in that period although the number of actual bombs tested in that time period is far greater.

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    Nature

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    angry at the same time. This is shown when she writes “But as I walked toward the town of Mercury, it was more than a gesture of peace. It was a gesture on behalf of the Clan of One-breasted women” She writes this explaining when she crossed the Nevada Test Site on March 18, 1988 to try and protest the nuclear testing in the deserts. Not only does her Tone affect her voice & style but she uses many literary techniques as well. Terry’s essay is a narrative and has a lot of dialogue. This greatly affects

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    continued to mount, the issue has become increasingly contentious and politicized.2 The politicization of this issue is especially evident in the site selection process of a permanent national repository for the disposal of highly radioactive waste. Paradoxically, as the need for action has become more acute, the conflict generated by the politicization of the site selection process has delayed progress on the establishment of a permanent nuclear waste storage facility. As early as 1957, the National

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    Department of Energy is responsible for finding a site, building a facility, and operating the repository. They studied nine locations for ten years and then narrowed it down to three. The three sites were Hanford, Washington; Deaf Smith County, Texas; and Yucca Mountain, Nevada. In 1987, Wes Barnes, the director of the Yucca Mountain Project (an offshoot of the Department of Energy) decided the desolate mountain ridge in south-western Nevada is to become the final resting place (Monastersky,

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    effects of radioactivity had begun to really affect their lives, the fear became widespread. This resulted in nuclear tests being banned in the atmosphere, outer space, and underwater by the Partial Test Ban Treaty in 1963. Although this was a step in the right direction, it proved to do only little in the long run as loopholes in the treaty were found. According to the treaty, nuclear tests could not been done in the atmosphere, outer space, or underwater however, nothing was stated that prevented testing

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    Area 51 What is Area 51? Area 51 is “...testing site for the government's U-2 and OXCART aerial surveillance programs. The U-2 program conducted surveillance around the world, including over the Soviet Union during the Cold War.” (Koran.) It’s also known as “Groom Lake.” It’s close to Las Vegas, and in the middle is a huge air base the government doesn’t speak of. This place is also well known to have had many alien and UFO sightings. Area 51 has been known to be a “U.S. government UFO set-up.”

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