Naturally occurring radioactive material principles and practices by Philip T Underhill

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Published by St. Lucie Press in Delray Beach, FL .

Written in English

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  • Radioactive substances -- Safety measures,
  • Radioactive substances -- Health aspects

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StatementPhilip T. Underhill
SeriesAdvances in environmental science series
ContributionsSociety for Environmental Management and Technology
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16853356M
ISBN 101574440098

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Naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) contain primordial radionuclides, that is, radionuclides found on the Earth that have existed since before our solar system was formed. Primordial radionuclides are typically decay products of uranium (with a half-life of billion years) and thorium (with a half-life of 14 billion years).

The regulation of public exposures to such technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive materials (TENORM) by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other regulatory and advisory organizations is the subject of this study by the National Research Council's Committee on the Evaluation of EPA Guidelines for Exposures to.

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) in Produced Water and Oil-Field Equipment— An Issue for the Energy Industry A Introduction Naturally occurring radioactive elements such as uranium, radium, and radon are dissolved in very low concentrations during normal reactions between water and rock or soil.

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Kovler, in Toxicity of Building Materials, Radiation basics. Radioactivity is a process by which certain naturally occurring or artificial nuclides undergo spontaneous decay releasing a new energy.

This decay process is accompanied by the emission of one or more types of radiation, ionizing or non-ionizing, and/or particles. Although the definition of hazardous waste in RCRA specifically excludes radioactive materials as defined in the Atomic Energy Act (source, special nuclear, and byproduct materials), this exclusion does not apply to other radioactive materials, including naturally occurring radioactive materials, not associated with the nuclear fuel cycle.

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) in Produced Water and Oil-Field Equipment— An Issue for the Energy Industry A Introduction Naturally occurring radioactive elements such as uranium, radium, and radon are dissolved in very low concentrations during normal reactions between water.

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Andrew Karam and Brian J. Vetter, Editors ISBN: Published: | pp | Softcover OUT OF PRINT Description Naturally occurring radioactive materials are ubiquitous—they have been a part of the natural radiation environment since the Earth first formed and, when the Earth.

The presence of trace levels of naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) in virtually all minerals has been known for many years. Many of the mineral products used in glassmaking contain low but detectable levels of NORM. Historically, NORM has not been regarded as a concern. Naturally-Occurring and Accelerator-Produced Radioactive Material (NARM) Toolbox The NARM Toolbox provides information on the status of the NRC's efforts to implement the requirements of Section (e) of the Energy Policy Act of (EPAct) on "Treatment of Accelerator-Produced and Other Radioactive Material as Byproduct Material.".

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Material giving rise to these enhanced exposures has become known as naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM). Historically, most regula-tory attention has been focused on the mining and processing of uranium ore, because such activities are a direct consequence of the radioactivity in the ore and form part of the nuclear fuel cycle.

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This chapter summarizes TENORM concerns associated with various industrial activities and notes unique characteristics of possible importance in dose assessment. This was also highlighted at the Ninth International Symposium on Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material held last year.

“International harmonization of NORM practices and management is making progress, with countries taking various approaches to NORM,” said Philip Egidi, Environmental Scientist at the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Materials of this kind are commonly referred to as Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material or NORM. The International Basic Safety Standards (GSR Part 3) establishes requirements for industrial activities involving NORM.

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Andrew Karam, Ph.D., CHP () ‐ (voice and fax) [email protected] What is Norm. Some radioactive materials, often referred to using the short-form of “NORM”, exists in the earth’s crust naturally. The decay of thorium and uranium produces many different types of radioactive materials, called isotopes.

Some examples of these isotopes are Radium, Potassium, and Radon These isotopes of NORM are generally found in the earth’s [ ]. Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials - known in the industry as NORM -has become an important part of the regular training required for workers in oil and gas production, refinery and petrochemical manufacturing, and in certain types of mining.

Proper handling of NORM-contaminated. Naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) is undisturbed radioactive material that occurs in its natural form. NORM includes radioactive elements such as radium, uranium, thorium, potassium and their radioactive decay products 1.

NORM can become concentrated through oil and gas operations, mining, water treatment, and many other human. Most of the 92 naturally occurring elements on earth are unstable and can change into other forms.

Radiation begins in the center of the nucleus of these elements, where Radioactive materials are used in producing many of the products we use every day: plastic wrap, radial tires, coffee filters, and smoke detectors. Radioactive Materials Regulatory Program. The DWMRC regulates programs for licensing and inspecting byproduct material, source material, special nuclear material in quantities not sufficient to form a critical mass, and naturally occurring and accelerator produced radioactive materials.

Visit the program page Radioactive Material. Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM)and Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (TENORM) consist of materials, usually industrial wastes or by-products enriched with radioactive elements found in the environment, such as uranium, thorium and potassium and any of their decay products, such as radium and radon.

Natural radioactive elements. Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) is any radioactive material that occurs naturally and is not byproduct, source or special nuclear material (6 Code of Colorado Regulations [CCR] Part 01).

NORM is sometimes defined as primordial radionuclides, or. The EPA has defined TENORM as “naturally occurring radioactive materials that have been concentrated or exposed to the accessible environment as a result of human activities such as.

Radioactive elements are found below the Earth's surface and in the atmosphere. Common radioactive elements include uranium, radium, thorium, potassium, and radon.

The degree of radioactivity in naturally occurring radioactive materials varies. Food, such as bananas, carrots, and red meat, is naturally radioactive but at significantly low levels. Get this from a library. Naturally occurring radioactive material: principles and practices.

[Philip T Underhill; Society for Environmental Management and Technology.; St. Lucie Press.]. Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) usually consists of industrial wastes or by-products enriched with radioactive elements that exist in the natural environment.

This includes uranium, thorium, potassium, radium and radon. In the oil & gas industry, NORMs. The discovery of extensive radium contamination in the oil industry has provoked a new debate over the health threats from exposure to low levels of naturally occurring radioactive materials.

naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) in production waste streams. The assessment estimated maximum individual dose equivalents for workers and the general public. Sensitivity analyses of certain input parameters also were conducted. On the .radioactive decay. Some radionuclides, such as radium, uranium, and thorium, have existed since the formation of the earth.

The radioactive gas radon is one type of radioactive material produced as these naturally-occurring radioisotopes decay. Human activities, such as the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor, can also create radionuclides.Naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM), including uranium ore or other mineral deposits containing radionuclides (such as some mineral sands, some rare earth minerals or gold/copper deposits) may pose a risk to workers’ health.

Similar to any other hazard at a mine, this hazard and associated risks must be managed.

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