Document Details


Title:
MEMO TO FILES, SUBJECT: INFORMATION FURNISHED REPRESENTATIVE JONAS OFFICE
Author(s):
Subject Terms:
RADIATION DOSES; MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE; STRONTIUM 90
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1959 May 12
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0002
Accession Number:
NV0025045
Originating Research Org.:
ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION-DIVISION OF BIOLOGY AND M
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
OFFICE MEMO FROM THE US AEC DATED 05/12/59 SUMMARIZES A REQUEST FOR IN FORMATION FROM A CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES OFFICE. THE PRESENT FAL LOUT RATE IN THE U.S.: STRONTIUM 90 AVERAGES 35 MC/SQ. MILES; GAMMA RA DIATION IS ABOUT 5 OF THE NATURAL BACKGROUND. THE MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE DOSE RECOMMENDED BY THE NCRP IS 0.5 R/YR FOR THE GENERAL POPULATION.


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