Environmental surveillance and compliance at Los Alamos during 1996

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This report presents environmental data that characterize environmental performance and addresses compliance with environmental standards and requirements at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL or the Laboratory) during 1996. The Laboratory routinely monitors for radiation and for radioactive nonradioactive materials at Laboratory sites as well as in the surrounding region. LANL uses the monitoring results to determine compliance with appropriate standards and to identify potentially undesirable trends. Data were collected in 1996 to assess external penetrating radiation; quantities of airborne emissions; and concentrations of chemicals and radionuclides in ambient air, surface waters and groundwaters, the municipal water supply, soils and sediments, ... continued below

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328 p.

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Creator: Unknown. September 1, 1997.

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This report presents environmental data that characterize environmental performance and addresses compliance with environmental standards and requirements at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL or the Laboratory) during 1996. The Laboratory routinely monitors for radiation and for radioactive nonradioactive materials at Laboratory sites as well as in the surrounding region. LANL uses the monitoring results to determine compliance with appropriate standards and to identify potentially undesirable trends. Data were collected in 1996 to assess external penetrating radiation; quantities of airborne emissions; and concentrations of chemicals and radionuclides in ambient air, surface waters and groundwaters, the municipal water supply, soils and sediments, and foodstuffs. Using comparisons with standards and regulations, this report concludes that environmental effects from Laboratory operations are small and do not pose a demonstrable threat to the public, Laboratory employees, or the environment. Laboratory operations were in compliance with all major environmental regulations.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98001874

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1997

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  • Other: DE98001874
  • Report No.: LA--13343-ENV
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/564014 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 564014
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc698676

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  • September 1, 1997

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Environmental surveillance and compliance at Los Alamos during 1996, report, September 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc698676/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.