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John Gilstrap

Precautionary Advice on Radiation

by John Gilstrap | July/August 2014
There’s been a lot of chatter in technical journals recently about a growing awareness of technologically enhanced, naturally occurring radioactive materials from increased oil and gas drilling in the United States. The American National Standards Institute (Washington, D.C.) defines TENORM as “naturally occurring radioactive material disturbed or altered from natural settings or present in a technologically enhanced state due to past or present human activities and practices...”

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