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Material Disposal Area (MDA) Q (1)

Table B-15
 




Location:  Technical Area (TA)- 8

Period of use:  1946

Size:  30 ft2

Number and type of disposal units:
Small plot (1)
Specific wastes and quantities:
Contains unknown quantities of high explosive, beryllium, uranium, copper, and lead
Potential environmental impacts:
Canon de Valle and Pajarito canyon New Mexico Environment Department's (NMED) Hazardous and Radioactive Material Bureau (HRMB) ranks this MDA as an area with a low probability of contaminant mobilization and a moderate potential of release to the groundwater.
Maps:


 

 


Source:
1.  NMED, HRMB, Davis, et al, Hydrogeologic Evaluation of LANL, July 1996.  (Back to Text)
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