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RECORD NUMBER: 175 OF 891
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Background information document-- proposed standards for radionuclides.|
|CORP Author||Office of Radiation Programs, Washington, DC.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Radiation Programs,|
|Subjects||Radioisotopes. ; Public health--United States.|
|Additional Subjects||Radioactive contaminates ; Public health ; Standards ; Radon ; Radioactivity ; Clean Air Act ; Environment protection ; Radionuclide migration ; Health risks ; Uranium mines ; nuclear facilities ; Mineral industry ; Health hazards ; Radiation doses|
|Collation||390 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm|
This report presents background information that supports the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) proposed emission standards for radionuclides pursuant to Section 112 of the Clean Air Act. An analysis of public health impacts from the following source categories is presented: (1) Department of Energy (DOE) facilities, (2) Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)-licensed and non-DOE Federal facilities, (3) coal-fired utility and industrial boilers, (4) uranium mines, (5) phosphate industry facilities, and (6) mineral extraction industry facilities. For each source category, the following information is presented: (1) a general description of the source category, (2) a brief description of the processes that lead to the emission of radionuclides into air, (3) a summary of emissions data, and (4) estimates of radiation doses and health risks to both individuals and populations.
At head of title: Draft. "March 1983." Includes bibliographical references. "EPA 520/1-83-001." Microfiche.