Radiation Protection

40 CFR Part 190: Rule Review and Background Documents

2014 Advance Notice of Public Rulemaking (ANPR)

Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Nuclear Power Operations (40 CFR 190)" are protective of human health and the environment, but advancements in radiation protection science and emerging technologies have led EPA to consider whether to revise them. In 2014, the Agency collected public comment and information to support its review of the standards in an Advance Notice of Public Rulemaking (ANPR). EPA did not propose any changes to the current standards in the ANPR. EPA is now evaluating the comments and information received. After completing this evaluation, EPA may propose revised radiation protection standards or leave the existing ones in place. Any proposed revisions to the standards would be published in the “Federal Register” in a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

Webinar Recordings

EPA hosted a series of webinars to discuss the input and information desired from the public in response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR). Audio recordings from the webinars can be downloaded below. Slides for the webinars are in the documents section below.


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