Savannah River site environmental report for 1996

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The mission at the Savannah River Site (SRS) has changed from the production of nuclear weapons materials for national defense to the management of site-generated waste, restoration of the surrounding environment, and the development of industry in and around the site. However, SRS-through its prime operating contractor, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC)-continues to maintain a comprehensive environmental monitoring program. In 1996, effluent monitoring and environmental surveillance were conducted within a 31,000-square-mile area in and around SRS that includes neighboring cities, towns, and counties in Georgia and South Carolina and extends up to 100 miles from the site. Though the environmental ... continued below

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Arnett, M. & Mamatey, A. December 31, 1998.

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The mission at the Savannah River Site (SRS) has changed from the production of nuclear weapons materials for national defense to the management of site-generated waste, restoration of the surrounding environment, and the development of industry in and around the site. However, SRS-through its prime operating contractor, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC)-continues to maintain a comprehensive environmental monitoring program. In 1996, effluent monitoring and environmental surveillance were conducted within a 31,000-square-mile area in and around SRS that includes neighboring cities, towns, and counties in Georgia and South Carolina and extends up to 100 miles from the site. Though the environmental monitoring program was streamlined in 1996-to improve its cost-effectiveness without compromising data quality or reducing its overall ability to produce critical information-thousands of samples of air, surface water, groundwater, food products, drinking water, wildlife, rainwater, soil, sediment, and vegetation were collected and analyzed for radioactive and nonradioactive contaminants.

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288 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98050009

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  • Other Information: PBD: [1998]

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  • Other: DE98050009
  • Report No.: WSRC-TR--97-0171
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • DOI: 10.2172/574231 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 574231
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc693026

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  • December 31, 1998

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Arnett, M. & Mamatey, A. Savannah River site environmental report for 1996, report, December 31, 1998; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc693026/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.