Assessment of SRS radiological liquid and airborne contaminants and pathways

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This report compiles and documents the radiological critical-contaminant/critical-pathway analysis performed for SRS. The analysis covers radiological releases to the atmosphere and to surface water, which are the principal media that carry contaminants off site. During routine operations at SRS, limited amounts of radionuclides are released to the environment through atmospheric and/or liquid pathways. These releases potentially result in exposure to offsite people. Though the groundwater beneath an estimated 5 to 10 percent of SRS has been contaminated by radionuclides, there is no evidence that groundwater contaminated with these constituents has migrated offsite (Arnett, 1996). Therefore, with the notable exception of ... continued below

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Jannik, G.T. April 1, 1997.

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This report compiles and documents the radiological critical-contaminant/critical-pathway analysis performed for SRS. The analysis covers radiological releases to the atmosphere and to surface water, which are the principal media that carry contaminants off site. During routine operations at SRS, limited amounts of radionuclides are released to the environment through atmospheric and/or liquid pathways. These releases potentially result in exposure to offsite people. Though the groundwater beneath an estimated 5 to 10 percent of SRS has been contaminated by radionuclides, there is no evidence that groundwater contaminated with these constituents has migrated offsite (Arnett, 1996). Therefore, with the notable exception of radiological source terms originating from shallow surface water migration into site streams, onsite groundwater was not considered as a potential exposure pathway to offsite people.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97053831

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  • Other: DE97053831
  • Report No.: WSRC-TR--97-0152
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • DOI: 10.2172/568626 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 568626
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc696496

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Jannik, G.T. Assessment of SRS radiological liquid and airborne contaminants and pathways, report, April 1, 1997; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc696496/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.