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Appendix A: Contaminants detected at radioactively contaminated sites worldwide; radioactive and hazardous

Appendix A contains information about candidate radiological contaminates with or without hazardous contaminants and visa versa, with as main aims that:

  1. Creating awareness by stakeholders e.g. industry, regulators, owners, communities, etc. about the possible presence of other radiological- and hazardous contaminants then expected at a specific site, so that an appropriate strategy, implementation and execution of a programme to remediate this specific site can be developed which has the support of all stakeholders;
  2. New contaminated sites can be prevented by learning of the gained experiences in the past by presenting these detailed overviews from in literature reported radiological contaminants in the presence of other hazardous chemical contaminants.

The presented information in this Appendix is about candidate radiological contaminants in the presence of candidate hazardous contaminants and visa versa. The presented information is extracted out of free available published literature. Further, it is evident that these overviews –tables- are setup with as goal to be complete as possible, to provide relevant information and references about each candidate contaminant to direct readers to more detailed information. However, it is sometimes very hard to lay hands on these information especially e.g. examples of contaminated sites, mobility of contaminants, lessons learned, etc.