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Main Title Radioactive Emissions from Yellowcake Processing Stacks at Uranium Mills.
Author Fort, Jr., Charles W. ; Douglas, Richard L. ; Moore, William E. ;
CORP Author Office of Radiation Programs, Las Vegas, NV.
Year Published 1980
Report Number ORP/LV-80-3;
Stock Number PB81-153389
Additional Subjects Radioactive contaminants ; Uranium isotopes ; Environmental impacts ; Polonium 210 ; Radiation hazards ; New Mexico ; Colorado ; Uranium mills ; Yellowcake ; Thorium 230 ; Radium 226 ; Lead 210
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Collation 48p
Abstract A sampling program was undertaken to evaluate the releases of uranium concentrate from uranium mills. This concentrate, known as yellowcake, is the final product of the mill. It is routinely released to the environment through stacks which exhaust air from both the yellowcake drying and packaging operations. During this study, samples were taken in these stacks at six mills to evaluate the total yellowcake emission rates. This paper describes the sampling and analytical methods used, and presents the results obtained.
NTIS Title Notes Technical note.
PUB Date Free Form Oct 80
Category Codes 18H; 77G; 68F
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 200/03
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323791839
Origin NTIS
Type CAT