ABSTRACT

Radiation Protection at EPA: The First 30 Years   [open pdf - 911KB]

This report describes key accomplishments and program activities during the first thirty years of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) involvement in radiation protection. It is limited however to activities carried out by the current Radiation Protection Division 1 (RPD) of the Office of Radiation and Indoor Air (ORIA) within the Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) and its earlier organizational formulations. To better understand the origin of EPA's radiation protection activities, the first part of this report, Authorities and Responsibilities, describes the historical basis. The second part of this report, Program Activities, provides information on key EPA radiation protection activities carried out in response to these responsibilities, and highlights significant precedents for radiation protection established by these activities.

Report Number:
EPA 402-B-00-001
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Date:
2000-09
Copyright:
Public Domain
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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