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field experiment on 222Rn flux from reclaimed uranium tailings

Thomas G. Hinton

field experiment on 222Rn flux from reclaimed uranium tailings

by Thomas G. Hinton

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tailings (Metallurgy),
  • Uranium mines and mining.

  • About the Edition

    Report provides information on experimentation with the reclamation of uranium mill tailings. The experiment examined radon flux in tailings that were covered with revegetation or bare overburden and found that the exhalation rates were comparable to background rates. The study also notes that the vegetated plots exhibited higher flux.

    Edition Notes

    Statementsubmitted by Thomas G. Hinton
    SeriesBoojum Research reports -- H0084.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22241353M

      The objective of this study was to demonstrate a surface complexation modeling approach at the field scale for estimating K d values and the retardation of a sorbing radionuclide with complex aqueous chemistry. The Uranium Mill Tailings Remediation Act (UMTRA) site near Naturita, Colorado, was chosen for study, because it had a well-developed. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to revise certain portions of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Radon Emissions from Operating Mill Tailings. The revisions for this final action are based on the EPA's determination as to.

    Mill tailings originating from uranium ore treatment are located in specific areas on the ground surface. They contain all the radium present in the original ore since the physical and chemical processes used for the uranium extraction concentrate radium in the waste. Through radioactive decay, Ra yields an inert radioactive gas, Rn. The aim of the CRP on the long term stabilization of uranium mill tailings was to contribute to the development of conceptual, technical, and management solutions that: render tailings more inert over prolonged time-spans;.

    Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website. ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEY OF URANIUM MILL TAILINGS PILE, MEXICAN HAT, UTAH I. PURPOSE On Decem , the Director, Division of Indian Health, requested the National Center for Radiological Health to conduct a study of the A-Z Minerals Corporation's tailings pile located at Mexican Hat, Utah.


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Field experiment on 222Rn flux from reclaimed uranium tailings by Thomas G. Hinton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tailings are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction of an gs are distinct from overburden, which is the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body and is displaced during mining without being processed.

Field experiment on 222Rn flux from reclaimed uranium tailings book extraction of minerals from ore can be done two ways: placer mining, which uses water.

Field measurements were conducted at a uranium mill tailings disposal cell located in Falls City, Texas. Continuous (RAD7) and passive (AC canisters) Radon detectors were deployed at six test pits that were excavated to expose the Rn barrier at the site and to measure radon flux at locations representative of different site by: 1.

John Hinton has written: 'The hvmble petition of the peacefvll obedient and honest Protestants of this kingdome, presented unto the honourable House of Commons' -- subject(s): Inns of Court. Thomas G. Hinton has written: 'A field experiment on Rn flux from reclaimed uranium tailings' -- subject(s): Uranium mines and mining, Tailings (Metallurgy) Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights.

Determine the radon flux from a bare and/or water-covered uranium mill tailings pile. (For calculating the effects of soil covers, see the Uranium Mill Tailings Cover Calculator.) Select activity unit first, then enter the parameters and click the "Calculate" button below.

HELP Numbers can be entered in exponential notation: 5 = 5e Uranium tailings are a waste byproduct of uranium mining, raw uranium ore is brought to the surface and crushed into a fine sand. The valuable uranium-bearing minerals are then removed via heap leaching with the use of acids or bases, and the remaining radioactive sludge, called "uranium tailings", is stored in huge impoundments.

A short ton ( kg) of ore yield one to five pounds. Determine the radon flux through a multi-layer soil cover of an uranium mill tailings pile and/or optimize the cover for a given flux. (For calculating radon flux from bare and/or water covered tailings, see the Uranium Mill Tailings Radon Flux Calculator) Select activity unit first, then enter the parameters and click the "Calculate" button below.

Part 3 - Rn and Rn activity flux from the ground in the vicinity of Ranger uranium mine (PDF - MB) About the report This report is prepared for submission to the Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist (ERISS) for part fulfillment of the requirement under a.

Tailings wastes are generated during the milling of certain ores to extract uranium and thorium. In the recent past uranium mill tailings consisted of fine-grained sand and silt materials, usually disposed in large piles in an open air area.

Radium is probably the most hazardous constituent of uranium tailings. Field study of geochemistry and solute fluxes in flooded uranium mine tailings Article in Canadian Geotechnical Journal 39(2) January with 20 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Uranium Watch Report REGULATORY CONFUSION: FEDERAL AND STATE ENFORCEMENT OF 40 C.F.R. PART 61 SUBPART W INTRODUCTION 1. This Uranium Watch Report, Regulatory Confusion: Federal and State Enforcement of 40 C.F.R.

Part 61 Subpart W, documents and discusses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ) regulatory confusion.

of radon emissions from uranium tailings piles during the operational period of a uranium mill. On April 6,standards for NRC licensees were proposed under the Clean Air Act (48 FRApril 6, ); however, uranium fuel-cycle facilities, which included operating uranium mills, were excluded because these sources are subject to EPA1s.

TITLE AND SUBTITLE Health Risks to Distant Populations from Uranium Mill Tailings Radon 7. AUTHORlSi Jerry J. Swift, Ph.D. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME AND ADDRESS Office of Radiation Programs Environmental Protection Agency M St., SW Washington, D.C.

Uranium Study, these topics will inform Virginia of appropriate air quality monitoring practices for uranium mines and mills. Procurement Summary On March 2,the Department of Environmental Quality issued the request for proposal (RFP) # PJ (Uranium Study).

The purpose of the procurement was to acquire contractor. Backgrounder on Uranium Mill Tailings Printable Version. On this page: Title I – Legacy sites; Title II - Sites licensed in or later; Milling is the first step in making natural uranium ore into fuel for nuclear reactors.

Uranium mills use chemicals to extract uranium and make "yellowcake," a powder that can be processed into fuel. Wherever there is a big pile of fine, sandy uranium tailings that are free for the taking, it seems, people will find it and use it, before going out to buy ordinary sand.

But those who do, get. Uranium Mill Tailings: Geochemistry, Mineralogy, and Environmental Impact W orldwide, the mining of uranium has generated × m3 of mill tailings. The radioactivity of these tailings.

CAÑON CITY — Cotter Corp. has told Colorado public health overseers it would cost more than $ million to remove the 15 million tons of radioactive uranium tailings from the company’s.

The influencing factors on radon emanation rate of uranium tailings storehouse, migration mechanism, theoretical research of the radon emanation and research status of radonmetry were introduced.

Reasonable measurement, network, sampling time and measuring times are very necessary to the measurement of radon emanation rate of uranium tailings. DISPOSAL OF URANIUM TAILINGS AS PASTE Collin R. Dudgeon1 and T.D. Waite 2 1 Visiting Professor, Water Research Laboratory 2 Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering School of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Water Research Laboratory King Street, Manly NSWAustralia.

Practical difficulties in determining Rn flux density in underground uranium mines. Bigu J(1). Author information: (1)Elliot Lake Laboratory, Ontario, Canada. Radon flux density, J, has been determined in a number of locations in an underground U mine.From to the Gunnar Uranium Mine (Canada) produced approximately 8× tonnes of uranium oxide and about 5× tonnes of waste rock tailings.

Large quantities of fine tailings material washed into Langley Bay, a shallow bay opening onto Lake Athabasca.

The limnoiogical characteristics of this bay make it an ideal site to study the movement and impact of some radionuclides in and on.Warm Sands: Uranium Mill Tailings Policy in the Atomic West by Eric W. Mogren () [Eric W. Mogren] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.