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White Oak Creek Embayment [WOCE] Time-Critical Removal Action Administrative Records, [1990-1991]
Originating Office: White Oak Creek Embayment Project, Energy Systems Environmental Restoration Program
Finding Aids: Document center databases
Series Description: This series is a group of administrative documents related to the discovery of higher-than-expected levels of cesium-137 in the sediments of White Oak Creek, Lake, and Embayment. Included are the initial occurrence report; a press release announcing the discovery and corrective action plans; various correspondence and internal memoranda between the Environmental Restoration Program, Tennessee Department of Health and the Environment, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Energy; and the documents proposing the time-critical removal action. When cesium measurements are given, they are either in picocuries per gram or curies per gram (pCi/g or Ci/g).
Data Elements: 89, 118, 122, 124