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Title: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Radionuclide Air Emissions Report for Calendar Year 2012

Abstract

This report documents radionuclide air emissions that result in the highest effective dose equivalent (EDE) to a member of the public, referred to as the maximally exposed individual (MEI). The report has been prepared in compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 61, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), Subpart H, National Emission Standards for Emissions of Radionuclides Other than Radon from Department of Energy Facilities and Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Chapter 246-247, Radiation Protection Air Emissions. The dose to the PNNL Site MEI due to routine major and minor point source emissions in 2012 from PNNL Site sources is 9E-06 mrem (9E-08 mSv) EDE. The dose from fugitive emissions (i.e., unmonitored sources) is 1E-7 mrem (1E-9 mSv) EDE. The dose from radon emissions is 2E-6 mrem (2E-08 mSv) EDE. No nonroutine emissions occurred in 2012. The total radiological dose for 2012 to the MEI from all PNNL Site radionuclide emissions, including fugitive emissions and radon, is 1E-5 mrem (1E-7 mSv) EDE, or 100,000 times smaller than the federal and state standard of 10 mrem/yr, to which the PNNL Site is in compliance.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1089615
Report Number(s):
PNNL-20436-3
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
radionuclide; air emission; NESHAP; PNNL

Citation Formats

Snyder, Sandra F., Barnett, J. Matthew, and Bisping, Lynn E. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Radionuclide Air Emissions Report for Calendar Year 2012. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.2172/1089615.
Snyder, Sandra F., Barnett, J. Matthew, & Bisping, Lynn E. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Radionuclide Air Emissions Report for Calendar Year 2012. United States. doi:10.2172/1089615.
Snyder, Sandra F., Barnett, J. Matthew, and Bisping, Lynn E. Thu . "Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Radionuclide Air Emissions Report for Calendar Year 2012". United States. doi:10.2172/1089615. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1089615.
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title = {Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Radionuclide Air Emissions Report for Calendar Year 2012},
author = {Snyder, Sandra F. and Barnett, J. Matthew and Bisping, Lynn E.},
abstractNote = {This report documents radionuclide air emissions that result in the highest effective dose equivalent (EDE) to a member of the public, referred to as the maximally exposed individual (MEI). The report has been prepared in compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 61, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), Subpart H, National Emission Standards for Emissions of Radionuclides Other than Radon from Department of Energy Facilities and Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Chapter 246-247, Radiation Protection Air Emissions. The dose to the PNNL Site MEI due to routine major and minor point source emissions in 2012 from PNNL Site sources is 9E-06 mrem (9E-08 mSv) EDE. The dose from fugitive emissions (i.e., unmonitored sources) is 1E-7 mrem (1E-9 mSv) EDE. The dose from radon emissions is 2E-6 mrem (2E-08 mSv) EDE. No nonroutine emissions occurred in 2012. The total radiological dose for 2012 to the MEI from all PNNL Site radionuclide emissions, including fugitive emissions and radon, is 1E-5 mrem (1E-7 mSv) EDE, or 100,000 times smaller than the federal and state standard of 10 mrem/yr, to which the PNNL Site is in compliance.},
doi = {10.2172/1089615},
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jun 06 00:00:00 EDT 2013},
month = {Thu Jun 06 00:00:00 EDT 2013}
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