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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. IMPROVED NEUTRON SPECTROMETER AND EXPOSURE METER

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE UNCERTAINTY IN MEASURING NEUTRON DOSE EQUIVALENT RATES RESULTS IN UNCERTAINTY IN ASSIGNMENT OF THE PROPER DOSE TO OCCUPATIONAL RECORDS AND CAN RESULT IN IMPROPER IMPLEMENTATION OF CONTROLS TO LIMIT THE EXPOSURE. A NOVEL PORTABLE NEUTRON SPECTROMETER IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL REDUCE THE UNCERTAINTY OF SUCH MEASUREMENTS TO LESS THAN 20%. MANYCOMPONENTS OF THIS DEVICE ARE COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE. SYS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. NOVEL CLEANUP OF METAL WORKING WASTEWATERS

    SBC: Taylor S R & Assocs            Topic: N/A

    CURRENT METAL CUTTING AND FINISHING OPERATIONS USE SKIMMING AND FILTRATION TO TRY TO SEPARATE WASTES FROM THEIR WATER BASED CUTTING FLUIDS. THE RESIDUAL LIQUID FROM THE FILTRATION CONSISTS OF ULTRAFINE METAL PARTICLES CONTAINING HAZARDOUS HEAVY METALS LIKE LEAD, ZINC, AND CADMIUM AND A TIGHTLY EMULSIFIED OIL-IN-WATER PHASE. THIS SLUDGE IS NOT AMENABLE TO FURTHER TREATMENT AND MUST BE HAULED OFF AS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Development of a Performance Assessment Process Controller

    SBC: Innovative Tech. Solutions            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  4. A Detection System for Determining the Concentration, Size, and Depth of Buried Radioactive Material

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  5. RECLAMATION OF SOILS AND SOIL LEACHATES CONTAMINATED WITH HEAVY METALS

    SBC: Bio-recovery Systems, Inc            Topic: N/A

    SOIL WASHING OR FLUSHING HAS BEEN SHOWN TO BE AN EFFECTIVE METHOD FOR REMOVING HEAVY METALS FROM METAL-CONTAMINATED SOILS AT SUPERFUND SITES. SANDY SOILS CAN OFTEN BE WASHED WITH WATER TO MOBILIZE METAL IONS IN AN AQUEOUS PHASE, BUT FOR CLAY SOILS OR SOILS WHICH CONTAIN INSOLUBLE METAL COMPOUNDS, E.G., LEAD SULFATE, OTHER ADDITIVES SUCH AS CHELATING AGENTS (EDTA) ARE USED TO EFFECT TRANSFER OF MET ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. APPLICATION OF PULSE COMBUSTION IN SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE INCINERATION

    SBC: Sonotech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS WITHIN A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

    SBC: MISSION RESEARCH CORP.            Topic: N/A

    MRC PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A SAFETY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR (PI) OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC (EM) PROTECTION STATUS OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT (NPP). WE BELIEVE THAT SUCH A PI IS NEEDED BECAUSE: (1) EM ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IS ON THE INCREASE,(2) ADDITIONAL EM THREATS MUST BE EVALUATED, AND (3) DISRUPTION OF NPP OPERATIONS BY EM EFFECTS CAN AND MUST BE AVOIDED. PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE ADDRESSED THE ISSUE OF E ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. ROBOTIC INSPECTION OF CRUDE OIL CARRIER TANKS

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. THE USE OF MULTI-COMPONENT WASTE PRODUCTS FOR USE IN ROOFING MATERIALS

    SBC: Ecomat, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The use of multi-component waste products provides an opportunity to produce aroofing material with an excellent balance of cost and properties. Simulatedslate tiles comprised of fly ash, other reinforcing filler, and thermoset hybridresin have been modelled. Based on initial market reactions to preliminary cost,physical properties data, and appearance, this application appears promising.Ecomat ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. LASER INDUCED FLUORESCENCE MONITORING OF SOLVENT RECOVERY PROCESSES

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    Developments in on-site spent solvent recovery have implications for reducedenvironmental pollution in the dry cleaning, furniture and paint manufacturingindustries as well as in a range of commercial services. Effluents from solventrecovery operations include fugitive emissions, vent stack gases and water/solvent mixtures. At present, the scale of solvent-recovery operations incertain industrie ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Environmental Protection Agency
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