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Potential Uses of Phosphogypsum and Associated Risks: Background Information Document.

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Background information document supporting revisions to the NESHAP for radionuclides from phosphogypsum stacks (see A.89.12, EIA for Radionuclide NESHAP). This BID contains an introduction, a general description of the fertilizer industry, a discussion of the physical and radiological characteristics of phosphogypsum, a discussion of the uses of phosphogypsum, analysis of the radiological risks associated with various uses of phosphogypsum, and an analysis of the availability and costs of substitute materials.

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Date:
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1992
A.92.24
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Radiation Programs
Office Division:
Criteria and Standards Division
EPA Author:
Conklin, Craig
Document Type:
Background Cost-Related Document
Contractors:
S. Cohen & Associates, Inc.
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
117

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