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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

EML HASL-300 Method Am-06-RC: Americium and/or Plutonium in Vegetation


EML, DOE (EML is currently part of the DHS). 1997. “HASL-300 Method Am-06-RC: Americium and/or Plutonium in Vegetation.” EML Procedures Manual, HASL-300, 28th Edition.


Analytical Method


EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for confirmatory analysis of americium-241, californium-252, curium-244, plutonium-238 and plutonium-239 in vegetation.

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