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Speech & Term Paper Topics: Nevada Test Site

Web Resources:

DOE/NV Test Site
Established as the Atomic Energy Commission's on-continent proving ground, the Nevada Test Site has seen more than four decades of nuclear weapons testing.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada Test Site
Details of the environmental impact of nuclear testing in the State of Nevada.
History of the Nevada Test Site
History and background on nuclear testing.
National Cancer Institute: Radioactive I-131 from Fallout
Information and resources for Americans exposed to I-131 (a form of radioactive iodine) through fallout from above-ground nuclear testing in the 1950s and early 60s.
Nevada Test Site
Information about the site and the history of nuclear weapons testing in Nevada.
Nevada Test Site Issues
Information on the environmental impact of nuclear tests in Nevada.


McNamara, R. (1986). Blundering into disaster: surviving the first century of the nuclear age. New York: Pantheon Books.
Location: Stacks - UA10 .M39 1986

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