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UNLV joined forces with the city of North Las Vegas and Nellis Air Force Base several years ago to acquire this new property for the enhancement of higher education in Southern Nevada.

Timeline
Year What
2020 United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) finalizes Decision Document.
2016 USACE secured funding for the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) and the study began May 2016.
2015 Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act signed into law by President Obama
2009 UNLV was granted Board of Regent approval to enter into Cooperative Interlocal Agreements with the City of North Las Vegas and Nellis Air Force Base for the purpose of establishing neighboring property owner relationships, campus development conditions and mutual responsibilities.
2007 USACE completed Site Inspection Report for Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) Project No. J09NV051001 and the cost estimate to complete remediation was approximately $8.9 million.
2005 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment completed.
2004 With Board of Regents approval, UNLV and the City of North Las Vegas initiated a partnership to explore development of a plan to reserve property for future public higher education uses in the northern section of the Las Vegas Valley.