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2010 Data Search and Capture Efforts for AWE Cases

Listed below are the data search and capture efforts for AWE sites that occurred during 2010. When available, we have included the sites for which information was recovered. The most recent efforts are at the top of the list.

To locate a data search and capture effort, click on one of the months below. A list of efforts that occurred during that month will be displayed.

FEB      MAR      MAY      JUN

JUL      AUG      SEP      NOV      DEC

December Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
    Oak Ridge, TN


    Seventy-four documents were retrieved relating to the Clinton Engineer Works and Chapman Valve facilities.

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  • Atlanta National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    Morrow, GA


    One hundred and seven boxes of information were reviewed and 15 documents were retrieved during this data capture effort.

    Information was retrieved on the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Purdue University Monthly technical reports, personnel listed on insurance documentation

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November Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Grand Junction Operations Office
    Grand Junction, CO


    Seven boxes and various folders were reviewed. Eighty documents and one CD were retrieved.

    Information was retrieved on the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Battelle Laboratories (King Avenue, West Jefferson) Site and project histories, surveys, shipping records, and thorium work
    Vitro Manufacturing Remedial action plan, completion reports, correspondence with the NRC and Pennsylvania, public meeting transcripts, and radiological survey data
    Wah Chang History of the Oremet corporation, which ultimately merged with Wah Chang
    W.R. Grace Thorium fuel development, lists of accountability station codes and contract numbers
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  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    During this data capture trip, preselected documents from search results were reviewed and three documents were retrieved.

    Information was retrieved on the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Vitro Manufacturing Scrap shipments to Vitro Manufacturing, trip report

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September Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    Preselected documents were reviewed for this data capture trip and 28 documents were retrieved for the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Chapman Valve Samples of Chapman Valve purchases from Hanford

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August Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • College Park National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    College Park, MD


    During this data capture effort, College Parks Master Location Registers (MLR) for Record Series 319, 326, 430, and 434 were reviewed to locate information for various AWE and DOE sites.

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Various AWE and DOE Sites Finding aids for Record Series 319, 326, 430, and 434

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  • College Park National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    College Park, MD


    This effort marked the completion of the "Oak Ridge Records Series 6" collection. Twenty-six boxes of information were reviewed and 127 documents were retrieved. Nine additional boxes were reviewed in addition to the Series 6 collection. The notes and documents retrieved were sent for classification review.

    Information was retrieved for the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Battelle Laboratories (King Avenue) Undergoing classification review
    Bethlehem Steel Undergoing classification review
    Simonds Saw & Steel Co. Undergoing classification review

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  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    Preselected documents were reviewed and 138 documents were retrieved for the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Revere Copper and Brass Alpha extrusion, trip report, shipment of X metal, characteristics of uranium rods extruded in the alpha phase
    Simonds Saw & Steel Co. Trip reports, uranium rolling

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  • Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Records Archives
    Carlsbad, NM


    Ninety eight boxes of information were reviewed and 59 documents were retrieved for the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    General Atomics Preliminary safety information on Standard Modular High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (MHTGR), High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (HTGR) general information

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July Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    This data capture trip was a result of requested searches on Hanford's databases for Ames Laboratory, Chapman Valve, Dow Chemical Co., Electro Metallurgical, Linde Air Products, Linde Ceramics Plant, Revere Copper and Brass, and Simonds Saw & Steel Co. Fourteen boxes, 17 classified documents, and 78 videos were reviewed. Several documents, four videos, and one box of information were retrieved. Some documents and one video were classified. Selected documents are currently in the process of being reviewed by the Hanford Classification Officer. All videos reviewed and selected were Hanford related (N Reactor, Fuel Fabrication).

    Information was retrieved for the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Chapman Valve Undergoing classification review
    Revere Copper & Brass Undergoing classification review

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  • College Park National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    College Park, MD


    This data capture trip is a continuation of the review of the "Oak Ridge Records Series 6" collection. One hundred boxes of information were reviewed and several documents were selected.

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Various AWE and DOE Sites Undergoing classification review

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June Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Hanford
    Hanford, WA


    Two boxes of information and preselected documents were reviewed. Twenty-seven documents and 10 search results were retrieved. Search results from searches of Hanford’s databases were retrieved for the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Dow Chemical Company
    Chapman Valve
    Linde Ceramics Plant
    Revere Copper and Brass Co.
    Simonds Saw and Steel Co.

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  • University of Massachusetts
    Amherst, MD


    One box and several shelves of information were reviewed and 3 documents were retrieved for the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Chapman Valve Membership/executive board meeting minutes, brief mention of diagnostic x-rays, and the acknowledgment of the company's participation in the atomic weapons program
    Harshaw Chemical Co.
    Simonds Saw & Steel Co.
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  • United States Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo Office
    Buffalo, NY


    During this data capture effort, 48 boxes of information were reviewed and 135 documents and 187 CDs were copied for the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Linde Ceramics Plant Documents primarily from the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) period
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  • College Park National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    College Park, MD


    Twenty-two boxes of information were reviewed and several documents were selected. This effort is a continuation of review of the "Oak Ridge Records Series 6" collection.

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Various AWE and DOE Sites Undergoing classification review

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  • Grand Junction Operations Office
    Grand Junction, CO


    Approximately 97 boxes of information were reviewed and 183 documents were retrieved for the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Simonds Saw and Steel Fluorometric urinalysis results, uranium and thorium air dust, stack effluent analysis and general area air sample, occupational exposure to radioactive dust, floor plan with contamination levels, medical program description, metal rolling and exposure rates, visit and survey summary report
    Sylvania Corning Nuclear Corp. (Bayside Laboratories) Occupational exposure to radioactive dust, explosion at Bayside, queens final report, urinalysis results
    Sylvania Corning Nuclear Corp. (Hicksville Plant) Occupational exposure to radioactive dust, urinalysis results

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May Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • State of Oregon, Radiation Protection Services
    Portland, OR


    During this date capture trip, approximately 7 boxes of information were reviewed and 79 documents were retrieved for the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Wah Chang Depleted uranium melting project of 1971-1972, list of six employees who participated in melting project, total quantity of depleted uranium to be melted, project safety precautions, bioassay baseline and operational sample, verification that depleted uranium was not cross-contaminated with thorium, historical details of site, source terms, and survey data/dosimetry results for occupational environmental exposures during residual radiation period
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  • Atlanta National Archives
    Morrow, GA


    Approximately 44 boxes of information were reviewed and 111 documents were retrieved for the following AWE sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    B &T Metals Measurements of airborne metal dust
    Herring-Hall Marvin Safe Co. Measurements of airborne metal dust
    Revere Copper and Brass Measurements of airborne metal dust; shipment of billets, reconciling scrap weights
    Simonds Saw and Steel Co. Plant cleanup, instructions for cracked bars, physical examinations policy, rod stamping, exhaust stack concentrator

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  • College Park National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    College Park, MD


    Four boxes of information were reviewed for the AWE sites listed below, but no documents were selected during this data capture trip. However, documents may be requested in the future.

    Work Site
    Information Reviewed
    Chapman Valve "Oak Ridge Records Series 6" collection (documents reviewed included accountability-related memos)
    Dow Chemical Co. (Madison) Memos and teletypes from Hanford as either the end user or supplier of materials or providing guidance to other sites
    Harshaw Chemical Co. Memos and teletypes from Hanford as either the end user or supplier of materials or providing guidance to other sites
    Simonds Saw and Steel Co. Memos and teletypes from Hanford as either the end user or supplier of materials or providing guidance to other sites
    St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS) Memos and teletypes from Hanford as either the end user or supplier of materials or providing guidance to other sites
    Vulcan Tool Co. Memos and teletypes from Hanford as either the end user or supplier of materials or providing guidance to other sites

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  • MoundView
    Miamisburg, OH


    Preselected documents were reviewed and 25 documents were retrieved during this data capture trip for the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Monsanto Chemical Co. Summary employment records sorted by the first letter of the last name

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March Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    Oak Ridge, TN


    A data reconnaissance trip was conducted to locate information for the AWE site listed below. No documents were retrieved.

    Work Site
    Information Reviewed
    Linde Ceramics Plant Materials in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10) vault pertaining to Linde Ceramics Plant

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February Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Tonawanda Public Library
    Buffalo, NY


    A data reconnaissance trip was conducted for the AWE site listed below. No documents were retrieved.

    Work Site
    Information Reviewed
    Linde Ceramics Plant Documents in the library collection relating to Linde Ceramics Plant
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  • College Park National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    College Park, MD


    Eighty-one boxes of information were reviewed and 63 documents were retrieved for the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Vitro Manufacturing (Canonsburg) Information on maximum permissible levels

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Page last updated: March 4, 2011
Page last reviewed: August 25, 2014
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