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Assessment of the health damage costs of radionuclides releases from Muğla provinces lignite-fired power plants

Bewertung der Kosten der Gesundheitsschäden durch die Freisetzung von Radionukliden Braunkohlekraftwerke der Muğla-Provinzen
T. Büke and A. Ç. Köne
From the journal Kerntechnik


The health impacts and corresponding damage costs of radioactive emission of Muğla province lignite-fired power plants have been assessed by using the simplified impact pathway approach. Radiation dose and risk calculations have been carried out by the code CAP88-PC around the power plants. Specific isotopes, 238U, 232Th, 226Ra and 40K in the flying ash samples are considered as radioactive sources. Power plants intersecting regions are also considered in the collective dose calculation. The estimated total collective dose around Muğla province due to Yatağan, Yeniköy and Kemerköy power plants is 5.25 × 10−2 man.Sv/year. The total health effects damage cost around the Muğla province due to the radioactive emissions from the power plants is 2504.3 US $ 2000/year. The results obtained from the calculations are under the dose limits of International Commission of Radiation Protection and it does not any risk for public health around the plant environment.


Die gesundheitlichen Auswirkungen und die entsprechenden Schadenskosten infolge der radioaktiven Emission von Braunkohlenkraftwerken der Provinz Muğla wurden mit Hilfe des vereinfachten Wirkungsansatzes bewertet. Strahlendosis- und Risikoberechnungen wurden durch den Code CAP88-PC für die Region rund um die Kraftwerke durchgeführt. Spezifische Isotope, 238U, 232Th, 226Ra und 40K in den fliegenden Ascheproben werden als radioaktive Quellen betrachtet. Kraftwerke, die die Regionen überschneiden, werden auch in der kollektiven Dosisberechnung berücksichtigt. Die geschätzte Gesamtkollektivdosis in der Provinz Muğla durch die Yatağan, Yeniköy und Kemerköy Kraftwerke wird zu 5.25 × 10−2 man.Sv/year bestimmt. Die gesamten Kosten der gesundheitlichen Schäden aus dieser Dosis werden zu 2504.3 US$ 2000/Jahr berechnet. Diese Werte liegen unter den Dosisgrenzen der Internationalen Strahlenschutzkommission.

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Received: 2018-03-14
Published Online: 2019-04-12
Published in Print: 2019-04-15

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