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Title: Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1982

Abstract

This report documents the environmental surveillance program conducted by the Los Alamos National Laboratory during 1982. Routine monitoring for radiation and radioactive or chemical substances is conducted on the Laboratory site and in the surrounding region to determine compliance with appropriate standards and permit early identification of possible undesirable trends. Results and interpretation of data for 1982 are included on penetrating radiation; on the chemical and radiochemical quality of ambient air, surface and ground water, municipal water supply, soil and sediments, and food; and on the quantities of airborne emissions and liquid effluents. Comparisons with appropriate standards, regulations, and background levels from natural or other non-laboratory sources provide a basis for concluding that environmental effects attributable to Laboratory operations are insignificant and are not considered hazardous to the population of the area. Results of several special studies describe some unique environmental conditions in the Laboratory environs.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab., NM (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6226942
Report Number(s):
LA-9762-ENV
ON: DE83013110
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions are illegible in microfiche products. Original copy available until stock is exhausted
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; LASL; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; AIR QUALITY; CHEMICAL EFFLUENTS; COMPLIANCE; DATA COMPILATION; FOOD; GROUND WATER; MONITORING; RADIATION DOSES; RADIOACTIVE EFFLUENTS; RADIOACTIVITY; SOILS; SURFACE AIR; SURFACE WATERS; WATER QUALITY; WATER SUPPLY; AIR; DATA; DOSES; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; FLUIDS; GASES; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INFORMATION; MATERIALS; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NUMERICAL DATA; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; US AEC; US DOE; US ERDA; US ORGANIZATIONS; WASTES; WATER; 510302* - Environment, Terrestrial- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport- Terrestrial Ecosystems & Food Chains- (-1987); 053000 - Nuclear Fuels- Environmental Aspects

Citation Formats

. Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1982. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
. Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1982. United States.
. Fri . "Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1982". United States.
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