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dc.contributor.authorHoffmann, ELen_AU
dc.contributor.authorLoosz, Ten_AU
dc.date.accessioned2007-11-22T04:07:01Zen_AU
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-30T04:43:25Z-
dc.date.available2007-11-22T04:07:01Zen_AU
dc.date.available2010-04-30T04:43:25Z-
dc.date.issued2001en_AU
dc.identifier.citationHoffmann, E. L., & Loosz, T. (2001). Environmental and effluent monitoring at ANSTO sites, 2001. (ANSTO/E-747). Lucas Heights, NSW: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.-
dc.identifier.govdoc986-
dc.identifier.isbn0642599947en_AU
dc.identifier.issn10307745en_AU
dc.identifier.otherANSTO-E-747en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/55en_AU
dc.description.abstractResults are presented of environmental surveillance and effluent monitoring conducted in the calendar year 2001 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 2001 using the PC-Cream atmospheric dispersion and dosimetry code. The potential effective doses to the public in 2001 were estimated to be less than 0.01 mSv/year for all receptor locations on the LHSTC 1.6 km buffer zone boundary or beyond. This is well below the ALARA objective of 0.02 mSv per year for off-site doses that ANSTO has set and much lower than the public dose limit of 1 mSv per year (above natural background and medical doses) and the natural background dose in Australia of 1.5 mSv per year (Webb et al; 1999). It is concluded that there is no impact on the health of the community as a consequence of operations at the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre or the National Medical Cyclotron.en_AU
dc.language.isoen_auen_AU
dc.publisherAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisationen_AU
dc.subjectANSTO-
dc.subjectEnvironmental impacts-
dc.subjectRadioactive effluents-
dc.subjectWater quality-
dc.titleEnvironmental and effluent monitoring at ANSTO sites, 2001en_AU
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