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Title: Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1980

Abstract

Documentation is presented for the environmental surveillance program during 1980. 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 the data for 1980 on penetrating radiation, chemical and radiochemical quality of ambient air, surface and ground water, municipal water supply, soils and sediments, food, and airborne and liquid effluents are included. Comparisons with appropriate standards and regulations or with background levels from natural or other non-Laboratory sources provide a basis for concluding that environmental effects attributable to Laboratory operations are minor and cannot be considered likely to result in any hazard 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:
6499974
Report Number(s):
LA-8810-ENV
TRN: 81-008730
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; LASL; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; RADIATION MONITORING; AIR POLLUTION; ANIMALS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; DATA COMPILATION; FOOD; GASEOUS WASTES; GROUND WATER; HUMAN POPULATIONS; LIQUID WASTES; PLANTS; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; RADIATION DOSES; RADIOACTIVITY; RADIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS; RADIOISOTOPES; SEDIMENTS; SOILS; STACK DISPOSAL; SURFACE AIR; SURFACE WATERS; TOXIC MATERIALS; WATER POLLUTION; WATER QUALITY; AIR; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; DATA; DOSES; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; FLUIDS; GASES; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INFORMATION; ISOTOPES; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; MONITORING; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NUMERICAL DATA; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; POLLUTION; POPULATIONS; QUANTITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; REGULATIONS; US AEC; US DOE; US ERDA; US ORGANIZATIONS; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES; WATER; 500300* - Environment, Atmospheric- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport- (-1989); 520300 - Environment, Aquatic- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport- (1989); 510300 - Environment, Terrestrial- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport- (-1989); 500200 - Environment, Atmospheric- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (-1989); 520200 - Environment, Aquatic- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (-1989)

Citation Formats

. Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1980. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
. Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1980. United States.
. Wed . "Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1980". United States.
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