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Accidental Radiation Excursion at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant—II: Health Physics Aspects of the Accident

McLendon J. D.
Health Physics: January 1959
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The information presented here is one part of a series of four articles which collectively describe the accidental nuclear excursion which occurred June 16, 1958, in the Union Carbide Nuclear Company, Y-12 Plant at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. This discussion is submitted for publication in Health Physics, the official journal of the Health Physics Society in the interest of further dissemination of information concerning this unique event.

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