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dc.contributor.authorHoffmann, ELen_AU
dc.contributor.authorLoosz, Ten_AU
dc.contributor.authorMokhber-Shahin, Len_AU
dc.identifier.citationHoffmann, E., Loosz, T. & Mokhber-Shahin, L. (1999). Environmental and effluent monitoring at ANSTO sites, 1999. (ANSTO/E740). Lucas Heights, NSW: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.-
dc.description.abstractResults are presented of environmental and effluent monitoring conducted in 1999 at the two sites owned and operated by ANSTO at the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre (LHSTC) and the National Medical Cyclotron (NMC). All low-level liquid and gaseous effluent discharges complied with existing discharge authorisations and relevant environmental regulations. Potential effective doses to the general public from LHSTC controlled airborne discharges were estimated for 1999 using the PC-Cream atmospheric dispersion and dosimetry code. The potential effective doses to the public in 1999 were estimated to be less than 0.010 mSv/year for all receptor locations on the LHSTC 1.6 km buffer zone boundary or beyond. This value represents 1% of the I milli sievert (mSv) per year dose limit for long term exposure that is recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council and 3.3% of the LHSTC site dose constraint of 0.3 mSv/year. It is concluded that there is no impact on the health of the community staff or the environment as a consequence of operations at the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre or the National Medical Cyclotron.en_AU
dc.publisherAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisationen_AU
dc.subjectEnvironmental impacts-
dc.subjectRadioactive effluents-
dc.subjectWater quality-
dc.titleEnvironmental and effluent monitoring at ANSTO sites, 1999en_AU
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