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Environmental Radiation Gamma Radiation Readings for Indian Point: Beginning 1995

This is a chart based on Environmental Radiation Surveillance Gamma Radiation Readings: Beginning 1995.

Row numberFacility/OperatorLocationYearQuarterGamma RadiationReported UnitComment
1Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20121st15mrem/quarter
2Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20122nd15mrem/quarter
3Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20123rd23mrem/quarter
4Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20124th22mrem/quarter
5Indian Point NYU Tower20121st15mrem/quarter
6Indian Point NYU Tower20122nd16mrem/quarter
7Indian Point NYU Tower20123rd23mrem/quarter
8Indian Point NYU Tower20124th24mrem/quarter
9Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20121st15mrem/quarter
10Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20122nd14mrem/quarter
11Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20123rdmrem/quarterdevice damaged, could not be analyzed
12Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20124th25mrem/quarter
13BackgroundCapital District20121st18mrem/quarter
14BackgroundCapital District20122nd19mrem/quarter
15BackgroundCapital District20123rd24mrem/quarter
16BackgroundCapital District20124th24mrem/quarter

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created Apr 08, 2013

updated Aug 14, 2013

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This chart shows Gamma Radiation measurements for Indian Point compared to background measurements collected. The chart view can be changed to show other years by changing this option under the Filter tab. If grey broken columns appear it means data was not collected for that instance. You will need to scroll through the table information to find the comment that will give additional information. Please note that this program is not designed, or intended to monitor releases from discharge points at a specific facility (e.g., a stack). The facility operator performs this type of monitoring to meet the requirements of its licensing agency (e.g., a federal agency or the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation). For more information, check out http://www.nyhealth.gov/radiation, or go to the “About” tab.

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New York State Department of Health
Source Link
http://www.nyhealth.gov/radiation
Dataset Summary
Organization
Center for Environmental Health
Time Period
Beginning 1995
Posting Frequency
Annually
Data Frequency
Scheduled quarterly; there may be occasional overlaps or unplanned variations in frequency
Dataset Owner
Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
Sites
Units
millirem per quarter (mrem/quarter)
Notes
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The dataset would not be used to create cancer incident maps, since the data is not representative of any individual’s radiation exposure. As operations activity at different sites may change, the frequency of collecting samples may either decrease or increase depending on the change in the operation.
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Please note that this program is not designed, or intended to monitor releases from discharge points at a specific facility (e.g., a stack). The facility operator performs this type of monitoring to meet the requirements of its licensing agency (e.g., a federal agency or the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation). The Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection Program collects this data and it is updated on a yearly basis. Please note that the program’s scope and corresponding sample schedules have been modified over time to reflect operational changes and site closures. As a result, certain sites may not show data for all years/report periods. The dataset does not represent nor does it include data collected by other programs. The datasets are organized by sites and include only samples found at those sites. Missing data is typically due to missing or damaged devices, so as to be unreadable.
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