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Table 1Summary of Disposed Volumes and Activities of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Generated by Medical and Biomedical Research Institutions in the United Statesa

YearMedical GeneratorsAcademic Generators
Volume, ft3Activity, CiVolume, ft3Activity, Ci
198627,698.0323.2141,799.84107.23
198733,963.2424.3158,565.7668.46
198824,170.6386.5649,372.542,282.73
198934,730.20149.3266,101.421,946.44
199022,792.1359.4548,555.101,096.04
199128,622.2070.0348,047.94472.13
199226,341.24397.7744,248.451,724.27
19934,953.3021.0811,850.83110.25
19945,011.77454.9317,793.55420.97
19951,923.786.137,537.6847.72
19962,192.4311.2214,191.2460.80
19971,280.5610.407,446.4561.04
19981,456.319.984,904.79132.12
1999970.014.9310,110.9243.42
2000147.142.795,440.7046.06
a

Data from http://mims​.inel.gov/web/owa/gentype​.report. Time period: January 1, 1985 through September 30, 2000.

Data from http://mims​.inel.gov/web/owa/gentype​.report. Time period: January 1, 1985 through September 30, 2000.

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The Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States.
National Research Council (US) Committee on the Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2001.
Copyright © 2001, National Academy of Sciences.

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