Closure Report Central Nevada Test Area Subsurface Corrective Action Unit 443 January 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) prepared this Closure Report for the subsurface Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 443 at the Central Nevada Test Area (CNTA), Nevada, Site. CNTA was the site of a 0.2- to 1-megaton underground nuclear test in 1968. Responsibility for the site’s environmental restoration was transferred from the DOE, National Nuclear Security Administration, Nevada Field Office to LM on October 1, 2006. The environmental restoration process and corrective action strategy for CAU 443 are conducted in accordance with the Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (FFACO 1996, as amended 2011) and all applicable Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) policies and regulations. This Closure Report provides justification for closure of CAU 443 and provides a summary of completed closure activities; describes the selected corrective action alternative; provides an implementation plan for long-term monitoring with well network maintenance and approaches/policies for institutional controls (ICs); and presents the contaminant, compliance, and use-restriction boundaries for the site.
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- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- US Department of Energy, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Legacy Management; International Technologies Corporation, Las Vegas, NV (United States); Albany Research Center (ARC), Albany, OR (United States)
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE Office of Legacy Management (LM), Office of Site Operations (LM-20)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Closure Report Central Nevada Test Area Subsurface Corrective Action Unit 443
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