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Material Disposal Area (MDA) S (1)

Table B-17
 

Location:  Technical Area (TA) -11

Period of use:  1965 to present

Size:  100 ft2

Number and type of disposal units:

Small plot (1)
Specific wastes and quantities:
Contains 80 grams of high explosives.
Site used for the study of the effects of soil and weather on the decomposition of explosives.
Potential environmental impacts:
Canon de Valle and Water Canyon Hazardous and Radioactive Material Bureau (HRMB) mobilization probability:  High.   Potential of release to groundwater:  Low to Moderate.
Map:
None available.
Source:
1.  LANL, Environmental Restoration, RFI Workplan for Operable Unit 1182, LA-UR-93-1196, July 1993.  (Back to Text)

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