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Main Title Public Health Considerations of Carbon-14 Discharges from the Light-Water-Cooled Nuclear Power Reactor Industry.
Author Fowler, T. W. ; Clark, R. L. ; Gruhlke, J. M. ; Russell, J. L. ;
CORP Author Office of Radiation Programs, Washington, DC. Technology Assessment Div.
Year Published 1976
Report Number ORP/TAD-76/3;
Stock Number PB-295 054
Additional Subjects Carbon 14 ; Nuclear power plants ; Public health ; Estimates ; Electric power plants ; Analyzing ; Behavior ; Production ; Models ; Waste treatment ; Water cooled reactors ; Radioactive waste processing ; Radiation dosage ; Mathematical models ; Environmental effects ; Biological effects ; Fuel reprocessing plants ; Radioactive effluents ; Environmental transport ; MACHTA computer program
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NTIS  PB-295 054 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract
The paper includes estimates of carbon-14 production in reactors and analyses of carbon-14 behavior in various waste treatment systems at both reactors and spent fuel reprocessing plants. Environmental transport models and carbon-14 dosimetric models are briefly reviewed to ascertain some probably errors in estimating the impact of carbon-14 on man and the environment. To the extent possible, this report provides an analysis of current findings and projects what work must be performed to provide answers to questions concerning the need for the control of nuclear power sources of this environmental contaminant.