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RADIOACTIVE POLLUTION OF THE GROUNDWATER IN ZHITOMIR REGION

I. Zakharkevich1, A. Zapolskyi2

1 – National University of Life and Environment Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

2 – National University of Food Technologies, Kiev, Ukraine

e-mail: innashum27@gmail.com

Radioactive contamination takes a special place in general pollution of environment. Large territory of Ukraine was polluted with radioactive contaminants after terrible accident on Chernobyl NPP. In this article the results of research of groundwater radiation in Zhitomir region are given. In addition, problems related to this contamination are noted.

Keywords: Chernobyl catastrophe, radioactive contamination, groundwater.

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13.09.2011 at 3:03 pm