Results of the Radiological Survey of the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Middletown, Iowa

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At the request of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory conducted an indoor radiological survey of property at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAAP), Middletown, Iowa in June 2000. The purpose of the survey was to determine if radioactive residuals resulting from previous Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) activities were present inside selected Line 1 buildings at the IAAAP and conduct sampling in those areas of previous AEC operations that utilized radioactive components at some point during the manufacturing process, in order to evaluate any possible immediate health hazards and to collect sufficient information ... continued below

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Murray, M.E. July 17, 2001.

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At the request of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory conducted an indoor radiological survey of property at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAAP), Middletown, Iowa in June 2000. The purpose of the survey was to determine if radioactive residuals resulting from previous Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) activities were present inside selected Line 1 buildings at the IAAAP and conduct sampling in those areas of previous AEC operations that utilized radioactive components at some point during the manufacturing process, in order to evaluate any possible immediate health hazards and to collect sufficient information to determine the next type of survey. The AEC occupied portions of IAAAP from 1947 to 1975 to assemble nuclear weapons. The surveyed areas were identified through interviews with current and former IAAAP employees who had worked at the plant during AEC's tenure, and from AEC records.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 17 Jul 2001

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2000/305
  • Grant Number: AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/786332 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 786332
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc716424

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Murray, M.E. Results of the Radiological Survey of the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Middletown, Iowa, report, July 17, 2001; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716424/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.