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Environmental Radiation Surveillance Gamma Radiation Readings: Beginning 1995

Row numberFacility/OperatorLocationYearQuarterGamma RadiationReported UnitComment
1Nine Mile Point SiteLakeview Road20151stmrem/quarter
2Nine Mile Point SiteCounty Route 29 and 1A20153rdmrem/quarter
3Nine Mile Point SiteCounty Route 29 and 1A20152ndmrem/quarter
4West Valley SiteFence Line at Waste Area20153rd509mrem/quarter
5Indian Point NYU Tower20154thmrem/quarter
6Indian Point NYU Tower20153rd27mrem/quarter
7Indian Point NYU Tower20152ndmrem/quarter
8Indian Point NYU Tower20151stmrem/quarter
9Nine Mile Point SiteCounty Route 29 and 1A20151stmrem/quarter
10Nine Mile Point SiteCounty Route 29 & Miner Road20154th14mrem/quarter
11Nine Mile Point SiteCounty Route 29 & Miner Road20153rdmrem/quarter
12Nine Mile Point SiteCounty Route 29 & Miner Road20152ndmrem/quarter
13Nine Mile Point SiteCounty Route 29 & Miner Road20151stmrem/quarter
14West Valley SiteSpringville- Erie County20154thmrem/quarter
15West Valley SiteSpringville- Erie County20153rdmrem/quarter
16West Valley SiteSpringville- Erie County20152ndmrem/quarter
17West Valley SiteSpringville- Erie County20151stmrem/quarter
18West Valley SiteFence Line at Waste Area20154th550mrem/quarter
19Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20154thmrem/quarter
20Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20153rd21mrem/quarter
21Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20152ndmrem/quarter
22Indian Point Broadway & Bleakly20151st11mrem/quarter
23Ginna StationWebster Sub-Station20153rdmrem/quarter
24Ginna StationWebster Sub-Station20154thmrem/quarter
25West Valley SiteRock Spring Road20151stmrem/quarter
26Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20151stmrem/quarter
27Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20152ndmrem/quarter
28Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20153rdmrem/quarter
29Indian Point Factory St. Sub-Station20154thmrem/quarter
30Ginna StationParking Lot20152ndmrem/quarter
31Ginna StationParking Lot20153rdmrem/quarter
32Ginna StationParking Lot20154thmrem/quarter
33Ginna StationWebster Sub-Station20151stmrem/quarter
34Nine Mile Point SiteSite Meteorological Tower20151st22mrem/quarter
35West Valley SiteRock Spring Road20152ndmrem/quarter
36West Valley SiteRock Spring Road20153rdmrem/quarter
37West Valley SiteRock Spring Road20154thmrem/quarter
38West Valley SiteFence Line at Waste Area20151st367mrem/quarter
39West Valley SiteFence Line at Waste Area20152nd583mrem/quarter
40Ginna StationParking Lot20151stmrem/quarter
41Ginna StationWebster Sub-Station20152ndmrem/quarter
42BackgroundCapital District20151st15mrem/quarter
43BackgroundCapital District20152ndmrem/quarter
44BackgroundCapital District20153rdmrem/quarter
45BackgroundCapital District20154thmrem/quarter
46Nine Mile Point SiteSite Meteorological Tower20152ndmrem/quarter
47Nine Mile Point SiteSite Meteorological Tower20153rdmrem/quarter
48Nine Mile Point SiteSite Meteorological Tower20154thmrem/quarter
49Ginna StationTraining Center20154thmrem/quarter
50Ginna StationTraining Center20153rdmrem/quarter

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created Apr 08, 2013

updated Aug 01, 2016

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This dataset provides gamma radiation readings collected through Environmental Thermoluminescent Dosimeter (TLDs) devices placed at various facilities and locations in New York State. The Environmental TLDs provide a quantitative measurement of the radiation levels in the area in which they are placed. This dataset can be used by the general public, researchers and facility staff to evaluate environmental radiation levels at various locations. Facility operators may use data for inter-comparison and trending purposes. 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 please visit www.nyhealth.gov/radiation. The “About” tab contains additional details concerning this dataset.

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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)
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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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