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Extent of Environmental Contamination by Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Technological Options for Mitigation

Technical Reports Series No. 419

English STI/DOC/010/419 ¦ 92-0-112503-8

198 pages ¦ 45 figures ¦ € 35.00 ¦ Date published: 2003

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The purpose of this report is to raise awareness of the residues arising from the processing of various naturally occurring radioactive materials and the possible environmental contamination arising from these. The various processes and their residues are analysed and the technical options for dealing with such contamination are discussed. The industries of interest include those related to fuel production, water use, metal ores and industrial minerals.

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