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Past

Basic Management, Inc. (BMI) is proud of the significant role this site has played in history. It has helped a nation protect its freedom; provided thousands of jobs; played a significant role in the creation of Henderson, Nevada; contributed to the global and local economy; helped put man on the moon; and provided products that have made our lives easier and safer. Companies associated with BMI have pioneered such products as lightweight titanium metal, chlorine for water disinfection, and manganese, the dry cell energy source in batteries.

BMI has proven to be a leader on many fronts and continues to do so with its voluntary effort to restore and redevelop land that was used for many years to make a difference in our lives.

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The Basic Management Inc. Story

Know where it all started, the changes in the past 60 years and where it is today.

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A review of past practices that were legal at the time and today require remediation.
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See the history of the restoration site in a chronological listing.
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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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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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Soar through an alluvial plane -- view what’s underground the 2,200 acres by visiting the Cool Science section of the Web site.

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The clean-up is being conducted according to and in compliance with all local, state and federal laws. The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has primary oversight responsibility with Clark County and several agencies also involved.

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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.