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Title: Environmental radionuclide concentrations in the vicinity of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant and the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station: 1996--1997. Final report

The Maryland Power Plant Research Program monitors concentrations of natural, weapons, and power plant produced radionuclides in environmental samples collected from the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP) and from the Susquehanna River-Chesapeake Bay system in the vicinity of Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station (PBAPS). The purpose of this monitoring is to determine the fate, transport, and potential effects of power plant-produced radionuclides. This report contains a description of monitoring activities and data collected during the 1996 and 1997 calendar years. Radionuclide concentrations in shellfish, finfish, aquatic vegetation, and sediment were measured using high-resolution gamma spectrometry. Radionuclides in environmental samples originated from natural sources, historic atmospheric weapons testing, and normal operations of CCNPP and PBAPS.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
321369
Report Number(s):
PB--99-123374/XAB
CNN: Contract PPRP-996-1997; TRN: 99:003318
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: See also PB98-133663.; PBD: 20 Nov 1998
Research Org:
Versar, Inc., Columbia, MD (United States);Maryland Power Plant Research Program, Annapolis, MD (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; RADIOECOLOGICAL CONCENTRATION; RADIONUCLIDE MIGRATION; PEACH BOTTOM-2 REACTOR; PEACH BOTTOM-3 REACTOR; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; BIOLOGICAL ACCUMULATION; CHESAPEAKE BAY; SUSQUEHANNA RIVER; RADIATION MONITORING; WATER POLLUTION; POLLUTION SOURCES