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Title: In Situ Remediation of {sup 137}Cs Contaminated Wetlands Using Naturally Occurring Minerals

Abstract

Cesium-137 has contaminated a large area of the wetlands on the Savannah River Site. Remediation of the contaminated wetlands is problematic because current techniques destroy the sensitive ecosystem and generate a higher dose to workers. To address this problem, we proposed a non-trusive, in situ technology to sequester 137Cs in sediments. One intention of this study was to provide information regarding a go/no go decision for future work. Since the proof-of-concept was successful and several minerals were identified as potential candidates for this technology, a go decision was made.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
9834
Report Number(s):
WSRC-TR-99-00229
TRN: US0103206
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 11 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; CESIUM 137; ECOSYSTEMS; SAVANNAH RIVER PLANT; SEDIMENTS; WETLANDS; CONTAMINATION; REMEDIAL ACTION; IN-SITU PROCESSING; MINERALS; SORPTIVE PROPERTIES

Citation Formats

Kaplan, D.I. In Situ Remediation of {sup 137}Cs Contaminated Wetlands Using Naturally Occurring Minerals. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/9834.
Kaplan, D.I. In Situ Remediation of {sup 137}Cs Contaminated Wetlands Using Naturally Occurring Minerals. United States. doi:10.2172/9834.
Kaplan, D.I. Wed . "In Situ Remediation of {sup 137}Cs Contaminated Wetlands Using Naturally Occurring Minerals". United States. doi:10.2172/9834. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/9834.
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author = {Kaplan, D.I.},
abstractNote = {Cesium-137 has contaminated a large area of the wetlands on the Savannah River Site. Remediation of the contaminated wetlands is problematic because current techniques destroy the sensitive ecosystem and generate a higher dose to workers. To address this problem, we proposed a non-trusive, in situ technology to sequester 137Cs in sediments. One intention of this study was to provide information regarding a go/no go decision for future work. Since the proof-of-concept was successful and several minerals were identified as potential candidates for this technology, a go decision was made.},
doi = {10.2172/9834},
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place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {8}
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