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EIS-0243-SA-02: Supplement Analysis

Nevada Test Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada to Address the Increase in Activities Associated with the National Center for Combating Terrorism and Counterterrorism Training and Related Activities

In response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, there has been an increased need for DOE and other government agencies to develop, test and evaluate combating terrorism technology, equipment and systems, and to train our nation's emergency responders and military units to respond to weapons of mass destruction event. To respond to this increased need and to fulfill this part of its national security mission, NNSA/NSO needs to upgrade, enhance, and construct facilities, sites and infrastructure to support combating terrorism operational capabilities.