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From: Waggoner, Larry O
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 12:53 PM
Subject: ALARA Center Activities for Week of August 20, 2007
Attachments: D&D Significant Steps.doc; Websites for D&D 2.doc; No 3.jpg; Richland Fixatives task # 3 – Final Report.pdf; 3858hotspotjob2.jpg
Visit our website at www.hanford.gov/rl/?page=974&parent=973
In case you missed it, last week we had a fire on the Hanford site and adjacent areas that burned about 67,000 acres. Fortunately, no radioactivity was spread and there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Larry Waggoner / Jerry Eby / Jeff Hunter Fluor Hanford ALARA Center
(509) 376-0818 / 372-8961 / 373-0656
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
1. 200 LEF forwarded a photo of the device used to vacuum a hot spot off the bottom of a tank. A plastic bottle was modified to connect to a vacuum cleaner hose. Half the bottle was stuffed with filter media. A rubber cone vacuum cleaner nozzle was attached to the other end of the bottle. Debris was sucked into the bottle and the larger particles stayed in the bottle. This didn’t work as well as we planned. The collector bottle reads 40 mrem/h and the vacuum cleaner 45 mrem/h. We were hoping that all the radioactive debris would be trapped in the bottle. Plans are to drain some liquid from the tank and go after the remainder of the hot spot which read 250 mrem/h through the tank wall. This type of device