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The press in the Lake Mead area has played a key role in reporting research efforts to the public. Below are links to several newspaper articles written since the USGS study began in 1999.

News reporters onboard during a research cruise

"UNLV institute joins fight to clean up lake." Las Vegas Sun. November 28, 2000.

"Study details Lake Mead muck." Las Vegas Sun. July 18, 2000.

"Sedimental Journey." Las Vegas Review Journal. July 18, 2000.

"Scientists back to make bottom of the bay their top priority," Las Vegas Review Journal. June 12, 2000.

"Scientists electronically chart Lake Mead." Las Vegas Sun. May 24, 1999.

"Lake Mead's Bottom Line." Las Vegas Review. May 22, 1999.