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3-D Fence Diagram

This 3-dimensional figure is made from several 2-D cross sections to show the soil layers throughout the site.

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Fence diagrams effectively display several intersecting cross sections in a perspective view. 

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The Muddy Creek formation underlies the Qa.  The Muddy Creek formation underlies much of the Las Vegas Valley and is more than 2,000 feet thick in places.  The upper portion beneath the site is referred to as TMCf.  The soil of the TMCf underlying the site is typically fine-grained (sandy silt and clay silt), although layers with increased sand content are also sporadically encountered.

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The new development will offer single family to apartments, condos and patio homes – offering a broad range of housing options and price ranges for the community.

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Approximately 400 acres of the 2,200 acres on the property require remediation and clean-up. There has never been any industrial activity on the remainder of the site, most of which has remained virgin desert.  The evaporation ponds are now inactive.  The soil underlying the ponds will be excavated and transported to a lined and monitored Corrective Action Management Unit(CAMU), off site.  No excavated soils will be disposed of on-site.

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The clean-up effort is voluntary and funded entirely by private dollars. No public funds have or will be used in the entire process.