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Title: Mound Laboratory Plutonium-238 Study Off-Site Analytical Data May-December 1974

Abstract

Preliminary samples collected from off-site sediment in the Miami-Erie Canal Area near Mound Laboratory indicated that plutonium-238 concentrations are substantially above baseline levels. As a result an extensive sampling and analysis program was performed to determine the plutonium-238 concentrations as a function of depth and location in a drainage ditch, the canal, two ponds, a run-off hollow, a canal overflow creek and the Great Miami River. The plutonium-238 concentration data was used to estimate the total inventory of 238Pu deposited in these waterways, to determine the extent of the contamination, and to evaluate the potential health hazards to the general population of the area. The scope of this report is to present the data collected during this study. Detailed interpretation of the data will be presented in subsequent reports.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Mound Plant, Miamisburg, OH
Sponsoring Org.:
US Atomic Energy Commission
OSTI Identifier:
966372
Report Number(s):
MLM-MU-74-72-0001
DOE Contract Number:  
AT-33-1-GEN-53
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems

Citation Formats

Robinson, Bob, Rogers, D R, Westendorf, W H, and Black, H A. Mound Laboratory Plutonium-238 Study Off-Site Analytical Data May-December 1974. United States: N. p., 1975. Web.
Robinson, Bob, Rogers, D R, Westendorf, W H, & Black, H A. Mound Laboratory Plutonium-238 Study Off-Site Analytical Data May-December 1974. United States.
Robinson, Bob, Rogers, D R, Westendorf, W H, and Black, H A. Sat . "Mound Laboratory Plutonium-238 Study Off-Site Analytical Data May-December 1974". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/966372.
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abstractNote = {Preliminary samples collected from off-site sediment in the Miami-Erie Canal Area near Mound Laboratory indicated that plutonium-238 concentrations are substantially above baseline levels. As a result an extensive sampling and analysis program was performed to determine the plutonium-238 concentrations as a function of depth and location in a drainage ditch, the canal, two ponds, a run-off hollow, a canal overflow creek and the Great Miami River. The plutonium-238 concentration data was used to estimate the total inventory of 238Pu deposited in these waterways, to determine the extent of the contamination, and to evaluate the potential health hazards to the general population of the area. The scope of this report is to present the data collected during this study. Detailed interpretation of the data will be presented in subsequent reports.},
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