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Title: Abatement of atmospheric radioactive releases from nuclear facilities
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This Technical Guidance Note (TGN) is issued by the Environment Agency. It is one of a scries providing guidance to the Agency 's staff and contractors, industry and other interested parties. The series covers both the abatement and the monitoring of releases from nuclear facilities. This Note provides guidance on the main types of equipment used in the abatement of radioactivity in airborne discharges from nuclear facilities and discusses aspects of their operation, maintenance and testing. Key points to be considered by inspectors in the review of plant proposals and in conducting on-site inspections are identified. A separate TGN (reference I) is being prepared, giving guidance on monitoring discharges to atmosphere. Similar TGNs are being prepared covering abatement (reference 2) and monitoring (reference 3) of discharges of radioactivity in liquid effluents from nuclear facilities.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1998
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Radioactive pollutantsAir pollutionMonitoringPollution control measuresEquipments
Extent: 28
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1931
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