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Title: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 1999 Site Environmental Report

Abstract

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)Carlsbad Area Office and the Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division (WID) are dedicated to maintaining high quality management of Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) environmental resources. DOE Order 5400.1, General Environmental Protection Program, and DOE Order 231.1, Environmental, Safety, and Health Reporting, require that the environment at and near DOE facilities be monitored to ensure the safety and health of the public and the environment. This Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 1999 Site Environmental Report summarizes environmental data from calendar year 1999 that characterize environmental management performance and demonstrate compliance with federal and state regulations. This report was prepared in accordance with DOE Order 5400.1, DOE Order 231.1, the Environmental Regulatory Guide for Radiological Effluent Monitoring and Environmental Surveillance (DOE/EH- 0173T), and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Environmental Protection Implementation Plan (DOE/WIPP 96-2199). The above orders and guidance documents require that DOE facilities submit an Annual Site Environmental Report to DOE Headquarters, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health. The purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive description of operational environmental monitoring activities, to provide an abstract of environmental activities conducted to characterize site environmental management performance to confirm compliance with environmentalmore » standards and requirements, and to highlight significant programs and efforts of environmental merit at WIPP during calendar year 1999. WIPP received its first shipment of waste on March 26, 1999. In 1999, no evidence was found of any adverse effects from WIPP on the surrounding environment. Radionuclide concentrations in the environment surrounding WIPP were not statistically higher in 1999 than in 1998.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), Carlsbad, NM
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; USDOE - Office of Environmental Management (EM)
OSTI Identifier:
814880
Report Number(s):
DOE/WIPP-00-2225
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-01AL66444
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; environment; WID; annual; monitoring; DOE; Order; waste; disposal; transuranic; TRU; safety; health; compliance; management; WIPP; assessment; regulations; sampling; pollutants; impacts; discharge

Citation Formats

Evans, Roy B., Adams, Amy, Martin, Don, Morris, Randall C., Reynolds, Timothy D., and Warren, Ronald W. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 1999 Site Environmental Report. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/814880.
Evans, Roy B., Adams, Amy, Martin, Don, Morris, Randall C., Reynolds, Timothy D., & Warren, Ronald W. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 1999 Site Environmental Report. United States. doi:10.2172/814880.
Evans, Roy B., Adams, Amy, Martin, Don, Morris, Randall C., Reynolds, Timothy D., and Warren, Ronald W. Sat . "Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 1999 Site Environmental Report". United States. doi:10.2172/814880. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/814880.
@article{osti_814880,
title = {Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 1999 Site Environmental Report},
author = {Evans, Roy B. and Adams, Amy and Martin, Don and Morris, Randall C. and Reynolds, Timothy D. and Warren, Ronald W.},
abstractNote = {The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)Carlsbad Area Office and the Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division (WID) are dedicated to maintaining high quality management of Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) environmental resources. DOE Order 5400.1, General Environmental Protection Program, and DOE Order 231.1, Environmental, Safety, and Health Reporting, require that the environment at and near DOE facilities be monitored to ensure the safety and health of the public and the environment. This Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 1999 Site Environmental Report summarizes environmental data from calendar year 1999 that characterize environmental management performance and demonstrate compliance with federal and state regulations. This report was prepared in accordance with DOE Order 5400.1, DOE Order 231.1, the Environmental Regulatory Guide for Radiological Effluent Monitoring and Environmental Surveillance (DOE/EH- 0173T), and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Environmental Protection Implementation Plan (DOE/WIPP 96-2199). The above orders and guidance documents require that DOE facilities submit an Annual Site Environmental Report to DOE Headquarters, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health. The purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive description of operational environmental monitoring activities, to provide an abstract of environmental activities conducted to characterize site environmental management performance to confirm compliance with environmental standards and requirements, and to highlight significant programs and efforts of environmental merit at WIPP during calendar year 1999. WIPP received its first shipment of waste on March 26, 1999. In 1999, no evidence was found of any adverse effects from WIPP on the surrounding environment. Radionuclide concentrations in the environment surrounding WIPP were not statistically higher in 1999 than in 1998.},
doi = {10.2172/814880},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2000},
month = {Sat Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2000}
}

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