Animal Investigation Program (AIP), A.I.P. summary report on and around the Nevada Test Site from 1982--1995

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This report describes the Animal Investigation Program conducted from 1982--1995 by the Environmental Protection Agency`s (EPA`s), Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory (R and IE), formerly Radiation Sciences Laboratory-Las Vegas. This laboratory operates an environmental radiation monitoring program in the region surrounding the Nevada Test Site. The surveillance program was designed to measure levels and trends of radionuclides in animals on and around the Nevada Test Site to ascertain whether world-wide fallout, current radiation levels, and associated doses, to the general public were in compliance with existing radiation protection standards. The surveillance program additionally had the responsibility to take action ... continued below

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Giles, K.R. April 1, 1997.

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This report describes the Animal Investigation Program conducted from 1982--1995 by the Environmental Protection Agency`s (EPA`s), Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory (R and IE), formerly Radiation Sciences Laboratory-Las Vegas. This laboratory operates an environmental radiation monitoring program in the region surrounding the Nevada Test Site. The surveillance program was designed to measure levels and trends of radionuclides in animals on and around the Nevada Test Site to ascertain whether world-wide fallout, current radiation levels, and associated doses, to the general public were in compliance with existing radiation protection standards. The surveillance program additionally had the responsibility to take action to protect the health and well-being of the public in the event of any accidental release of radioactive contaminants. Comparison of the measurements and sample analysis results indicated that no significant amounts of biological radionuclides had been detected in the near offsite areas or on the NTS, except in animals drinking water that drains from tunnels in Area 12.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97008803

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  • Other: DE97008803
  • Report No.: EPA--402-R-97-009
  • Grant Number: AI08-91NV10963
  • DOI: 10.2172/527476 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 527476
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc699376

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Giles, K.R. Animal Investigation Program (AIP), A.I.P. summary report on and around the Nevada Test Site from 1982--1995, report, April 1, 1997; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699376/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.