TENORM

AcronymDefinition
TENORMTechnologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (natural materials in which the concentration of radioactive material is enhanced)
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The measurements of the Pennsylvania TENORM study should be periodically repeated given the projection of 60,000 wells in Pennsylvania by 2030 (Johnson 2010).
Analysis of reserve pit sludge from unconventional natural gas hydraulic fracturing and drilling operations for the presence of technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material (TENORM).
TENORM is not federally regulated like nuclear and medical waste, which is often more radioactive.
The waste is referred to as TENORM, an acronym for Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material.
During that time, the entity responsible for producing the TENORM is supposed to seek a landfill that is permitted to accept the material.
(45) Another risk identified is the potential for surface water impacts associated with the long-term, open-pit retention of large volumes of drill cuttings containing Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORMs) and Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (TENORMs) on Marcellus well pads.