Summary of estimated doses and risks resulting from routine radionuclide releases from fast breeder reactor fuel cycle facilities

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A project is underway at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to assess the human health and environment effects associated with operation of Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor fuel cycle. In this first phase of the work, emphasis was focused on routine radionuclide releases from reactor and reprocessing facilities. For this study, sites for fifty 1-GW(e) capacity reactors and three reprocessing plants were selected to develop scenarios representative of US power requirements. For both the reactor and reprocessing facility siting schemes selected, relatively small impacts were calculated for locality-specific populations residing within 100 km. Also, the results of these analyses are being ... continued below

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Miller, C.W. & Meyer, H.R. January 1, 1985.

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A project is underway at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to assess the human health and environment effects associated with operation of Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor fuel cycle. In this first phase of the work, emphasis was focused on routine radionuclide releases from reactor and reprocessing facilities. For this study, sites for fifty 1-GW(e) capacity reactors and three reprocessing plants were selected to develop scenarios representative of US power requirements. For both the reactor and reprocessing facility siting schemes selected, relatively small impacts were calculated for locality-specific populations residing within 100 km. Also, the results of these analyses are being used in the identification of research priorities. 13 refs., 2 figs., 3 tabs.

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  • ANS/ENS fast reactor safety meeting, Knoxville, TN, USA, 21 Apr 1985

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  • Other: DE85011427
  • Report No.: CONF-850410-39
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5716117
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093868

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Miller, C.W. & Meyer, H.R. Summary of estimated doses and risks resulting from routine radionuclide releases from fast breeder reactor fuel cycle facilities, article, January 1, 1985; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093868/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.