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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Plutonium 239 in Sewage Sludge
Used as a Soil or Soil Amendment in the Livermore Community

LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY, MAIN SITE (U.S. DOE)
LIVERMORE, ALAMEDA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
EPA FACILITY ID: CA2890012584

August 26, 2003

Prepared by:

Energy Section
Federal Facilities Assessment Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL PATHWAYS

SECTION 2: COMMUNITY CONCERNS RELATED TO PLUTONIUM IN SEWAGE SLUDGE

SECTION 3. EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT OF PU 239-CONTAMINATED SLUDGE

SECTION 4. PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

SECTION 5. CONCLUSIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

REFERENCES

PREPARERS OF REPORT

APPENDIX 1: GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS

APPENDIX 2: 1967 ASSESSMENT OF PU 239 RELEASE

APPENDIX 3: PEER REVIEW AND OTHER COMMENTS AND RESPONSES TO PUBLIC COMMENT RELEASE

APPENDIX 4: OUTPUT FROM RESRAD DOSE ASSESSMENT

APPENDIX 5: GROSS ALPHA AND NUCLIDE-SPECIFIC MONITORING DATA

APPENDIX 6: EPA SOIL SCREENING GUIDANCE FOR RADIONUCLIDES

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