EPA Related Web Pages
Radiation Protection Division (RPD): A division of the EPA, the RPD web page provides detailed information and links
to the various programs associated with radiation protection activities. www.epa.gov/radiation/index.html
Radioactive Waste Disposal: "Disposal of Naturally Occurring and
Accelerator-Produced Radioactive Materials” – This EPA produced page discusses the various sources, uses, and disposal
methods for accelerator-produced and naturally occurring radioactive materials.
National Emissions Standards: “National Emissions Standards for
Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs): Radionuclides” Homepage provides information and links to NESHAPs exposure limits from
specific sources of air pollutants that are known or suspected to cause serious health problems.
Human Health and Environmental Damages: This site
provides supporting documentation that illustrates the human health and environmental damages that can be caused by poor
management of mining and mineral processing wastes.
TENORM Program: “Technologically-Enhanced Naturally-Occurring
Radio-active Materials” Homepage. The TENORM Program was coordinated to condense the information from a variety of organizations
that have identified an array of materials that present a radiation hazard to people and the environment.
Federal Guidance for Radiation Protection: EPA web page which
provides information and links to Federal guidance documents for protecting the public from the harmful effects of radiation.
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Last updated: April 4, 2002
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