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Re: Tritiiun Effluent Values


I am working in a 580 MWe BWR, we are monitoring our stack on a monthly
bases, due to the power fluctuation . A typical monthly release of Tritium
is 17.E6 uCi. 

At 12:10 PM 3/10/97 -0600, you wrote:
>I'm commenting on a action memo for the BNL
>site.  In the memo the non rad author states: "A
>typical nuclear reactor in the US releases
>between 0.1 and 10 Ci/y per megawatt of
>generating capacity (Rogers, 1986)"
>Is that right?  For a 1000 MWe plant that means
>an upper bound of 10,000 Ci of tritium.  I don't
>think this is right.  Does anyone know the real
>Mark Winslow
>US EPA - Region II