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Material Disposal Area (MDA) Y (1)

Table B-21
 




Location:  Technical Area (TA)- 39

Period of use:  1973 to unknown

Size:  0.07 acres

Number and type of disposal units:
Pit (1):  unknown size
Specific wastes and quantities:
Contains unknown quantities of barium, beryllium, uranium-235, copper, mercury, iron, silver, cadmium, helium, plutonium, zinc, potassium-40, thorium-232, lead, solvents and PCBs.
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.
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Source:
1.  NMED, HRMB, Davis, et al, Hydrogeologic Evaluation of LANL, July 1996.  (Back to Text)
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