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Title: Sites in the United States contaminated with radioactivity

Abstract

Over the century that radioactive materials have been mined, processed, produced, and utilized, many sites across the US have become contaminated. Such sites include bases and installations of the Department of Defense, weapons production and research facilities of the Department of Energy, properties under the authority of other Federal agencies, privately-owned and governmental facilities that are licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and its Agreement States, and sites licensed by or the responsibility of states. This review reports on aspects of work by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and others to identify sites contaminated with radioactive materials. It also describes the principal programs that have been instituted to deal with them.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC (US)
OSTI Identifier:
20000247
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Health Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 77; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1999; Journal ID: ISSN 0017-9078
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; SITE CHARACTERIZATION; REMEDIAL ACTION; INTERAGENCY COOPERATION; CONTAMINATION

Citation Formats

Wolbarst, A.B., Blom, P.F., and Chan, D. Sites in the United States contaminated with radioactivity. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1097/00004032-199909000-00002.
Wolbarst, A.B., Blom, P.F., & Chan, D. Sites in the United States contaminated with radioactivity. United States. doi:10.1097/00004032-199909000-00002.
Wolbarst, A.B., Blom, P.F., and Chan, D. Wed . "Sites in the United States contaminated with radioactivity". United States. doi:10.1097/00004032-199909000-00002.
@article{osti_20000247,
title = {Sites in the United States contaminated with radioactivity},
author = {Wolbarst, A.B. and Blom, P.F. and Chan, D.},
abstractNote = {Over the century that radioactive materials have been mined, processed, produced, and utilized, many sites across the US have become contaminated. Such sites include bases and installations of the Department of Defense, weapons production and research facilities of the Department of Energy, properties under the authority of other Federal agencies, privately-owned and governmental facilities that are licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and its Agreement States, and sites licensed by or the responsibility of states. This review reports on aspects of work by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and others to identify sites contaminated with radioactive materials. It also describes the principal programs that have been instituted to deal with them.},
doi = {10.1097/00004032-199909000-00002},
journal = {Health Physics},
issn = {0017-9078},
number = 3,
volume = 77,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
}