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Title: Environmental survey at Lucas Heights Research Laboratories, 1984.
Authors: Giles, MS
Dudaitis, A
Keywords: Food chains
Low-level radioactive wastes
Environmental impacts
Cobalt 60
Issue Date: Dec-1986
Publisher: Australian Atomic Energy Commission
Citation: Giles, M. S., & Dudaitis, A. (1986). Environmental survey at Lucas Heights Research Laboratories, 1984 (AAEC/E638). Lucas Heights, NSW: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.
Abstract: Results are presented of the environmental survey conducted in the neighbourhood of the Lucas Heights Research Laboratories during 1984. These results are satisfactory. No radioactivity which could have originated from these laboratories was found in samples collected from possible human food chains. All low-level liquid and gaseous waste discharges were within authorised limits. The maximum possible annual dose to the general public from airborne waste discharges during this period is estimated to be less than 0.01 millisieverts which is one per cent of the limit for long-term exposure that is recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Gov't Doc #: 928
ISBN: 0642598436
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