Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 11 OF 32
|Main Title||Emission of naturally occurring radioactivity from aluminum and copper facilities (Report no. 6 final report) /|
|Author||Andrews, Vernon E.|
|CORP Author||Office of Radiation Programs-Las Vegas Facility, NV.|
|Publisher||US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Radiation Programs,|
|Additional Subjects||Natural radioactivity ; Airborne wastes ; Industrial plants ; Aluminum ; Copper ; Mills ; Underground mining ; Tailings ; Bauxite ; Aluminum oxide ; Polonium 210 ; Radon 222 ; Lead 210|
|Collation||37 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm|
This report summarizes five surveys which were conducted at a Bauxite mining operation, an Alumina reduction plant, an Aluminum reduction plant, an underground Copper mine and mill, and an open pit Copper mine and concentrator. Process components and controlled source releases were sampled for naturally occurring radioactivity. Particular emphasis was given to Radon-222, Lead-210, and Polonium-210 emissions from crushing and drying processes.