Hillslope erosion at the Maxey Flats radioactive waste disposal site, northeastern Kentucky
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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File reports [distributor] in Louisville, Ky, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Kentucky -- Morehead Region.,
  • Radioactive waste sites -- Kentucky -- Morehead Region.,
  • Erosion -- Kentucky -- Morehead Region.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby William P. Carey, Mark A. Lyverse, and Cliff R. Hupp.
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 89-4l99.
ContributionsLyverse, M. A., Hupp, C. R., Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17748071M

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A dendrogeomorphic study of slope retreat was conducted at the Maxey Flats nuclear-waste disposal site in northeastern Kentucky. Tree roots exposed by surface lowering were used as an indicator of. Maxey Flat is a hilltop community in Kentucky approximately 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Morehead and approximately 17 miles (27 km) south of Flemingsburg on Kentucky It is on the county line of Rowan and Fleming counties. Maxey Flat is in the Knobs physiographic region of Kentucky, an area characterized by flat-topped ridges (Flats) and hills (Knobs).County: Fleming County.   - Maxey Flats is proposed for inclusion on the Superfund list of the nation's worst hazardous waste sites. It makes the list in It makes the list in - Kentucky sues to get. Maxey Flats Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Site near Morehead in northeastern Kentucky were monitored by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet from June to April Data collected during this monitoring program are presented in this report. The Maxey Author: K.S. Wilson, B.E. Lyons.

MAXEY FLATS DISPOSAL SITE FLEMING COUNTY, KENTUCKY SECTION - SITE LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION Location The Maxey Flats Disposal Site (MFDS) is located on County Road , approximately 10 miles northwest of the City of Morehead, Kentucky and approximately 17 miles south of Flemingsburg in eastern Fleming County. Records of wells and chemical analyses of water from wells for the period J to December 4, at the Maxey Flats radioactive waste disposal site, Kentucky Article.   Although Kentucky has never had an operating nuclear reactor, it has a closed commercial radioactive waste-disposal facility located in Maxey Flats, Fleming County, Kentucky. The site is located on a “flat” surrounded on the east, west, and south by steep wooded hillsides and is connected to a ridge on the north. Today, the acre site of. [6] Clark, D., Kentucky Department for Human Resources, personal communication (). [7] Nuclear Engineering Company Inc., Preliminary Comments on "Preliminary Data on the Occurrence of Transuranium Nuclides in the Environment at the Radioactive Waste Burial Site, Maxey Flats, Kentucky, submitted to EPA December

Sorption coefficients have been determined using site-specific sediments and trench waters, collected from the Maxey Flats, Kentucky, and West Valley, Cited by: 1. The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet--Department for Environmental Protection--Division of Waste Management, has an ongoing program to monitor water levels at the Maxey Flats low-level radioactive waste disposal site near Morehead, Kentucky. Ground-water-level and precipitation data were collected from wells and.   Nuclear waste dumped illegally in Ky. Kentucky officials this week are warning all landfills to be on the lookout for illegal low level nuclear waste.   Photo: Kentucky Division of Waste Management. The Maxey Flats Disposal Site is a low-level radioactive waste landfill located in Fleming County, approximately nine miles northwest of the city of Morehead. The facility was privately operated from to , receiving approximately million cubic feet of waste containing low levels of.