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Nevada Test Site
The Nevada Test Site, located near Las Vegas, Nevada, is
a massive outdoor laboratory. Nuclear weapon testing was
conducted at the site from 1945 to 1992. Since then, the
site has been used for emergency response training, hazardous
chemical spill testing, waste management and environmental
Publications from NIOSH studies done at the Nevada