TABLE 12

CUMULATIVE AIRBORNE AND WATERBORNE EMISSIONS OF THE MAJOR
RADIONUCLIDES FROM THE THREE REACTOR TYPES (1980-1993)

BWR

PWR HWR Total
Airborne (GBq)
3 H
90 Sr
131 l
134 Cs
137 Cs
Noble gas
54,289
0.21568
274.01
5.79
3.14
355,750
0.05305
64.62
6.95
8.86
57,770,000
*
29.32
*
*
*
58,180,030
0.26873
367.95
12.74
12
1.463 10 9
Waterborne (GBq)
3 H
90 Sr
131 l
134 Cs
137 Cs
11,840
3.09
36
245.96
507.04
2,316,160
7.29
209.7
241.58
348.72
41,010,000
*
*
*
*
43,338,000
10.38
245.7
487.54
855.76

*These radionuclides are emitted but not separately reported in Canada.

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