[ RadSafe ] Can anyone help on radiological incident project?
Rees, Brian G
brees at lanl.gov
Fri Nov 21 13:53:12 CST 2014
There is a book regarding the incident. It wasn't full of technical details, but there were a few tech nuggets. I don't recall the name of it, but Goggle will find it.
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From: Gretchen Mitschelen [mailto:gmitsch at umich.edu]
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2014 11:28 AM
To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu <radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu>
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Can anyone help on radiological incident project?
I am currently studying Radiological Health Engineering at the University
of Michigan under Dr. Kim Kearfott.
I am involved in a group project about the August 31, 1994 incident in
Commerce twp., where David Hahn built a 'home-made' nuclear reactor.
I know the media has a lot of information about the incident out there, but
am looking for more official reports-such as who were the first responders,
how was the situation handled, was any radiation measured, and who handled
the final clean up of the area. I am also particularly interested in any
in house reports that detail isotopes present, radiation measurements made,
and the techniques used to do so.
Again, I realize this was a while back, but if my 'digging' allows me to
request copies of any official reports, it would help me tremendously!
Any advice on who else I may contact regarding information on this incident
is also welcome.
Thanks for any help!!
University of Michigan class of 2015
Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
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