Environmental assessment and planning at Mound - environmental monitoring capabilities and personnel profiles

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Through its long experience with radioactive materials, Mound has developed a comprehensive, routine, offsite, environmental surveillance program to safeguard its employees, the physical plant, and the integrity of the surrounding environment from any potential adverse effects of its widely diverse operations. Effluent samples are analyzed for radiological and non-radiological parameters. The environment surrounding Mound Facility is continuously monitored - air, water, foodstuffs, vegetation, soil, and silt samples are analyzed to ensure that radioisotopic concentrations and other possible pollutants are well within the stringent standards adopted by the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agencies (both federal and state), and various ... continued below

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  • Mound Laboratory
    Publisher Info: Monsanto Research Corp., Miamisburg, OH (United States). Mound
    Place of Publication: Miamisburg, Ohio

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Through its long experience with radioactive materials, Mound has developed a comprehensive, routine, offsite, environmental surveillance program to safeguard its employees, the physical plant, and the integrity of the surrounding environment from any potential adverse effects of its widely diverse operations. Effluent samples are analyzed for radiological and non-radiological parameters. The environment surrounding Mound Facility is continuously monitored - air, water, foodstuffs, vegetation, soil, and silt samples are analyzed to ensure that radioisotopic concentrations and other possible pollutants are well within the stringent standards adopted by the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agencies (both federal and state), and various regional and local agencies. Moreover, this environmental surveillance program has been designed to ensure that the facility is designed, constructed, managed, operated, and maintained in a manner that continues to meet all federal, state, and local standards for environmental protection. Work in environmental science has been broadened to assess environmental factors associated with various aspects of the National Energy Plan. Both the management and staff at Mound have undertaken a firm commitment to make Mound`s environmental monitoring capabilities available to agencies that have the responsibility for the resolution of important environmental issues.

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OSTI as DE96012520

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  • Other: DE96012520
  • Report No.: MLM-MU--80-66-0001
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00053
  • DOI: 10.2172/254982 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 254982
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666518

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Environmental assessment and planning at Mound - environmental monitoring capabilities and personnel profiles, report, July 1, 1996; Miamisburg, Ohio. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666518/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.