Protecting People & the Environment
EPA has been protecting people and the environment from avoidable, harmful exposure to radiation since it was formed in 1970.
EPA and Radiation Protection
- Basic Information EPA's Radiation Protection Program
- Monitoring the Environment
- Assessing Radiation Risks
- Setting Radiation Protection Standards
History of Radiation Protection and Radiation Protection at EPA
- Radiation Protection: An Historical Perspective
- Radiation Protection at EPA: the First 30 Years (PDF) (84 pp, 1,206K About PDF)
- History of Radiological Emergency Response
You and Radiation: What You Can Do
- Calculate your dose
- Learn radiation protection basics
- Learn about radon and test your home for radon.
- Become aware of radiation sources around you.
- Protect yourself from the sun.
- Read up on Radiation