Memorandum from Raymond L. Murray to Dr. C. K. Beck
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March 12, 1951
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NCSC-7

March 12, 1951

Report - Radioactive Gas Disposal

TO: Dr. C. K. Beck
CC: Members of Reactor Committee

The results of an extensive analysis of the fission gases
and the attendant hazard to the surrounding population on
release after a 5 day holding period are as follows:

It must be concluded tentatively that concentration of
gases and holding periods of a month or more are needed to guarantee
safety.

The full report on this subject is available in long-hand for
study. The calculations corroborate those made earlier by Dr. A. C.
Menius
.

Raymond Murray