[ RadSafe ] Radioactive medicine being tracked through rivers

Olsson Mattias :MSO mso at forsmark.vattenfall.se
Wed Mar 28 03:22:43 CDT 2012

Just as a reference, a normal value for an annual release of I-131 at
the Forsmark NPP where I'm employed is about 2 MBq per unit (BWR). One
unit has had trouble with several fuel failures and went up to 500 MBq
released during 2011.

To be compared to I-131 in medical treatments, if interested.

Mattias Olsson
Forsmark NPP, Sweden

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