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Main Title Analysis of radioactive contaminants in by-products from coal-fired power plant operations /
Author Krieger, Herman L. ; Jacobs, Betty
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Author Title of a Work
Jacobs, Betty,
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring and Support Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory ; For sale by the National Information Service,
Year Published 1978
Report Number EPA-600/4-78-039
Stock Number PB-286 365
OCLC Number 04278451
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Radioactive substances. ; Radium--Isotopes. ; Combustion--Environmental aspects.
Additional Subjects Radioactive contaminants ; Air pollution ; Electric power plants ; Sampling ; Coal ; Fly ash ; Sludge ; Gamma ray spectroscopy ; Chemical analysis ; Radium ; Thorium ; Uranium ; Coal fired power plants
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https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=9101A5Q4.PDF
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EJAD  EPA 600/4-78-039 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 02/16/1996
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-4-78-039 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/04/2014
EJED  EPA 600/4-78/039 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 04/27/2005
EKAM  EPA 600/4-78-039 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 05/27/1994
EKBD  EPA-600/4-78-039 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/01/2003
ERAD  EPA 600/4-78-039 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 10/29/2012
ESAD  EPA 600-4-78-039 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-286 365 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation vii, 31 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Abstract The major radionuclides detected in fossil fuel power plant operations have been identified and quantified. Samples of coal, fly ash, bottom ash, and scrubber sludge were collected from different regions in the U.S. and analyzed for radium, thorium, and uranium. The standard radiochemical procedures were modified in order to obtain reproducible results for the variety of samples analyzed, which then can be used to calculate a radioactivity balance on the basis of normal operations. The report tabulates the spectrum of activity levels in a variety of samples, and compares the results from non-destructive spectrometry and from radiochemical separations. The environmental impact of an expanding fossil-fuel power plant operation is discussed, and it is concluded that, for the present, no radiation hazard exists.
Notes Issued July 1978. Includes bibliographical references.
Place Published Cinncinnati, Ohio Springfield, Va.
Access Notes Also available via the World Wide Web
Corporate Au Added Ent Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)
PUB Date Free Form 1978
Series Title Untraced EPA ; 600/42-78-039
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20140730090800
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23/5:600/4-78-039
Origin OCLC
Type MERGE
OCLC Rec Leader 01675cam 2200409Ii 45020