Pennsylvania

This two-hundred (200) page TENORM study commissioned by the PA DEP presents analytical data for well sites, wastewater treatment plants, landfills, gas distribution and end use, and oil and gas brine-treated roads, including results from both conventional and unconventional formations and wells. The overall conclusions of the study state that little to limited potential exists for radiation exposure to workers and the general public. There is limited to potential for radiation exposure to workers and the public from landfills receiving waste from the O&G industry. However, filter cake from facilities treating O&G wastes are a potential radiological environmental impact if spilled, and there is also a potential long-term disposal issue. The study can be found at http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/Get/Document-105822/PA-DEP-TENORM-Study_Report_Rev._0_01-15-2015.pdf

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