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Title: Radiological survey of the Norfolk Naval Station, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, and Newport News Shipbuilding

Abstract

Since 1963, the Eastern Environmental Radiation Facility (EERF), US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), in cooperation with the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has surveyed facilities serving nuclear-powered warships on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and the Gulf of Mexico. These surveys assess whether the operation of nuclear-powered warships, during construction, maintenance, overhaul, or refueling, have created elevated levels of radioactivity. The surveys emphasize sampling those areas and pathways that could expose the public. In 1984, NAVSEA requested that EPA survey all active facilities servicing nuclear-powered warships over the next three years. This report contains the results of surveys conducted at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Norfolk Naval Station and Newport News Shipbuilding during the period July 28 to August 1, 1986. Some of these same areas were previously surveyed by EERF personnel (at that time US Public Health Service) in January 1968. 1 ref., 4 figs., 5 tabs.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Environmental Protection Agency, Montgomery, AL (USA). Eastern Environmental Radiation Facility
OSTI Identifier:
6219507
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6219507; Legacy ID: TI89008503
Report Number(s):
EPA-520/5-88-017
ON: TI89008503
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; JAMES RIVER; RADIATION MONITORING; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; SITE SURVEYS; BERYLLIUM 7; CESIUM 137; COBALT 60; DRILL CORES; LEAD 214; NUCLEAR SHIP VISITS; NUCLEAR SHIPS; RADIOECOLOGICAL CONCENTRATION; SURFACE WATERS; VIRGINIA; ALKALI METAL ISOTOPES; ALKALINE EARTH ISOTOPES; BERYLLIUM ISOTOPES; BETA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA-MINUS DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; CESIUM ISOTOPES; COBALT ISOTOPES; DAYS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES; ECOLOGICAL CONCENTRATION; ELECTRON CAPTURE RADIOISOTOPES; EVEN-EVEN NUCLEI; EVEN-ODD NUCLEI; FEDERAL REGION III; HEAVY NUCLEI; INTERMEDIATE MASS NUCLEI; INTERNAL CONVERSION RADIOISOTOPES; ISOMERIC TRANSITION ISOTOPES; ISOTOPES; LEAD ISOTOPES; LIGHT NUCLEI; MINUTES LIVING RADIOISOTOPES; MONITORING; NORTH AMERICA; NUCLEI; ODD-EVEN NUCLEI; ODD-ODD NUCLEI; RADIOISOTOPES; RIVERS; SHIPS; STREAMS; USA; YEARS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES 520300* -- Environment, Aquatic-- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport-- (1989); 510300 -- Environment, Terrestrial-- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport-- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Sensintaffar, E.L., and Blanchard, R.L. Radiological survey of the Norfolk Naval Station, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, and Newport News Shipbuilding. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Sensintaffar, E.L., & Blanchard, R.L. Radiological survey of the Norfolk Naval Station, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, and Newport News Shipbuilding. United States.
Sensintaffar, E.L., and Blanchard, R.L. Sat . "Radiological survey of the Norfolk Naval Station, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, and Newport News Shipbuilding". United States.
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abstractNote = {Since 1963, the Eastern Environmental Radiation Facility (EERF), US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), in cooperation with the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has surveyed facilities serving nuclear-powered warships on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and the Gulf of Mexico. These surveys assess whether the operation of nuclear-powered warships, during construction, maintenance, overhaul, or refueling, have created elevated levels of radioactivity. The surveys emphasize sampling those areas and pathways that could expose the public. In 1984, NAVSEA requested that EPA survey all active facilities servicing nuclear-powered warships over the next three years. This report contains the results of surveys conducted at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Norfolk Naval Station and Newport News Shipbuilding during the period July 28 to August 1, 1986. Some of these same areas were previously surveyed by EERF personnel (at that time US Public Health Service) in January 1968. 1 ref., 4 figs., 5 tabs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Oct 01 00:00:00 EDT 1988},
month = {Sat Oct 01 00:00:00 EDT 1988}
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