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Title: Colloid Genesis/Transport and Flow Pathway Alterations Resulting From Interactions of Reactive Waste Solutions and Hanford Vadose Zone Sediments

Abstract

The Hanford Site was one of the DOE's major nuclear weapons production sites from 1940 to 1989. Over time, 67 of the 149 single-shell tanks have leaked or are suspected of having leaked [1]. Contaminants such as 99Tc and U have been found in elevated concentrations in the vadose zone and groundwater beneath the single shell tank farms [2]. In order to make decisions on remedial actions, numerous scientists have been investigating these problems through the DOE's Environment Management Science Program Hanford Vadose Zone Project. The U.S. Department of Energy has on-going projects at the Hanford site to monitor existing contaminant plumes in groundwaters, and to characterize the subsurface distribution of contaminants in tank farms. These efforts include the Tank Farm Vadose Zone Characterization Project and the 200 Area Remedial Action Project.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
834453
Report Number(s):
EMSP-73775-2002
R&D Project: EMSP 73775; TRN: US200432%%321
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 2002
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; COLLOIDS; DISTRIBUTION; LIQUID WASTES; MANAGEMENT; MONITORS; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; PLUMES; PRODUCTION; REMEDIAL ACTION; SEDIMENTS; STORAGE FACILITIES; TANKS

Citation Formats

Wan, Jiamin, and Tokunaga, Tetsu K. Colloid Genesis/Transport and Flow Pathway Alterations Resulting From Interactions of Reactive Waste Solutions and Hanford Vadose Zone Sediments. United States: N. p., 2002. Web. doi:10.2172/834453.
Wan, Jiamin, & Tokunaga, Tetsu K. Colloid Genesis/Transport and Flow Pathway Alterations Resulting From Interactions of Reactive Waste Solutions and Hanford Vadose Zone Sediments. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/834453
Wan, Jiamin, and Tokunaga, Tetsu K. 2002. "Colloid Genesis/Transport and Flow Pathway Alterations Resulting From Interactions of Reactive Waste Solutions and Hanford Vadose Zone Sediments". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/834453. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/834453.
@article{osti_834453,
title = {Colloid Genesis/Transport and Flow Pathway Alterations Resulting From Interactions of Reactive Waste Solutions and Hanford Vadose Zone Sediments},
author = {Wan, Jiamin and Tokunaga, Tetsu K},
abstractNote = {The Hanford Site was one of the DOE's major nuclear weapons production sites from 1940 to 1989. Over time, 67 of the 149 single-shell tanks have leaked or are suspected of having leaked [1]. Contaminants such as 99Tc and U have been found in elevated concentrations in the vadose zone and groundwater beneath the single shell tank farms [2]. In order to make decisions on remedial actions, numerous scientists have been investigating these problems through the DOE's Environment Management Science Program Hanford Vadose Zone Project. The U.S. Department of Energy has on-going projects at the Hanford site to monitor existing contaminant plumes in groundwaters, and to characterize the subsurface distribution of contaminants in tank farms. These efforts include the Tank Farm Vadose Zone Characterization Project and the 200 Area Remedial Action Project.},
doi = {10.2172/834453},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/834453}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2002},
month = {6}
}