The community of Red Rock entered the site selection process by formally expressing interest in learning about the project in 2011. This expression of interest triggered studies in and around Red Rock to explore the potential suitability of geology in the area while the community learned more about the project and reflected on its interest in it.
Red Rock's initial screening (Step 2) was completed in June 2011. It showed the Red Rock area is unlikely to contain geological formations that would be potentially suitable for hosting a deep geological repository.
In light of these findings, the Red Rock area is no longer a focus of study in the site selection process.
Information detailing assessment work we completed in the Red Rock area is contained below.