August 14, 2001
Issued to the University of Chicago related to the Uncontrolled Release of Radioactive Material at Argonne National Laboratory-East, (EA-2001-05)
On August 14, 2001, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (EA-2001-05) to the University of Chicago for violations of 10 C.F.R. Parts 830 and 835 related to an uncontrolled release of radioactive material during decontamination and decommissioning work that resulted in measurable
uptakes of radioactive material by seven workers at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory.