US Department of Energy report 1996 LANL radionuclide air emissions

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Presented is the Laboratory-wide certified report regarding radioactive effluents released into the air by the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in 1996. This information is required under the Clean Air Act and is being reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The effective dose equivalent (EDE) to a hypothetical maximum exposed individual (MEI) of the public was calculated, using procedures specified by the EPA and described in this report. That dose was 1.93 mrem for 1996. Emissions of {sup 11}C, {sup 13}N, and {sup 15}O from a 1-mA, 800 MeV proton accelerator contributed over 92% of the EDE to ... continued below

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Jacobson, K.W. August 1, 1997.

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Presented is the Laboratory-wide certified report regarding radioactive effluents released into the air by the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in 1996. This information is required under the Clean Air Act and is being reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The effective dose equivalent (EDE) to a hypothetical maximum exposed individual (MEI) of the public was calculated, using procedures specified by the EPA and described in this report. That dose was 1.93 mrem for 1996. Emissions of {sup 11}C, {sup 13}N, and {sup 15}O from a 1-mA, 800 MeV proton accelerator contributed over 92% of the EDE to LANL`s MEI. Using CAP88, the EPA`s dose assessment model, more than 86% of the total dose received by the MEI was via the air immersion pathway.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97009280

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  • Other: DE97009280
  • Report No.: LA--13353-ENV
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/565666 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 565666
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc689796

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Jacobson, K.W. US Department of Energy report 1996 LANL radionuclide air emissions, report, August 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689796/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.