The Mound Facility began operating in 1948, and was used to support the U.S. nuclear weapons program and energy program by researching, manufacturing and testing weapons components and spacecraft technology.1, 2 In 1986, the site was placed on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Priorities List , and has since been remediated and redeveloped for use in the private sectors. 2
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Reyes M, Wilkinson GS, Tietjen GL, Wiggs LD, Galke WA (1991). Mortality among workers at the Mound facility: a preliminary report. (DOE Contract DE91 010482) Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, 20 pg.
Wiggs LD, Cox-DeVore CA, Voelz GL (1991). Mortality among a cohort of workers monitored for 210Po Exposure: 1944-1972. Health Phy 61(1):71-76.
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