Hanford Site Environmental Surveillance Data Report for Calendar Year 2006
Environmental surveillance a t the Hanford Site, located i n southeastern Washington S t a t e , i s conducted by B a t t e l l e Memorial I n s t i t u t e , P a c i f i c Northwest Division, as part of i t s contract t o operate the P a c i f i c Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) f o r the U.S. Department of Energy. The data collected provide a .historical record o f radionuclide and radiation levels a t t r i b u t a b l e t o natural causes, worldwide f a l l o u t , and Hanford
... nd Hanford operations. Data are a l s o collected t o monitor several chemicals and metals in Columbia River Water and Sediment. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory publishes an annual environmental report f o r the Hanford S i t e each calendar year. Environmental Report f o r Calendar Year 1995 describes the S i t e mission and a c t i v i t i e s , general environmental features, radiological and chemical releases from operations, s t a t u s of compliance w i t h environmental regulations, s t a t u s of programs t o accomplish compliance, and environmental monitoring a c t i v i t i e s and r e s u l t s . The report includes a summary of o f f s i t e and o n s i t e environmental monitoring data coll ected during 1995 by PNNL's Environmental Monitoring Program. from raw surface, r i v e r monitoring data, and chemical a i r data. This volume contains the actual raw data used t o c r e a t e the summaries. The data volume aJ so includes Hanford S i t e drinking water radiological data. The Hanford S i t e Appendix A of t h a t report contains data summaries created For more information, refer t o R. L.