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ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BDCC)
ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BDCC) electronic calculator.
Includes transmittal memo entitled: Distribution of Superfund ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BDCC) and ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Surfaces (SDCC) Electronic Calculator (PDF) (3 pp, 959K) January 4, 2010. OSWER Publication 9355.5-30.

This electronic calculator provides information on establishing ARAR dose compliance concentrations for radionuclides in buildings (BDCCs) at CERCLA sites with radioactive contamination.

The "ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BDCC) for Superfund" electronic calculator presents standardized exposure parameters and equations that should generally be used for calculating radionuclide BDCCs for outside hard surfaces (e.g., building slabs, outside building walls, sidewalks and roads) with either a residential or a commercial/industrial use. For relevant training, see the internet-based course "Decontamination and Decommissioning of Radiologically-Contaminated Facilities".

ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Surfaces (SDCC)
ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (SDCC) electronic calculator.
Includes transmittal memo entitled: Distribution of Superfund ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BDCC) and ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Surfaces (SDCC) Electronic Calculator (PDF) (3 pp, 959K) January 4, 2010. OSWER Publication 9355.5-30.

This electronic calculator provides information on establishing ARAR dose compliance concentrations for radionuclides in outside hard surfaces (SDCCs) at CERCLA sites with radioactive contamination.

The "ARAR Dose Compliance Concentrations Goals for Radionuclides in Surfaces (SDCC) for Superfund" electronic calculator presents standardized exposure parameters and equations that should generally be used for calculating radionuclide SDCCs for outside hard surfaces (e.g., building slabs, outside building walls, sidewalks and roads) with either a residential or a commercial/industrial use. For relevant training, see the internet-based course "Decontamination and Decommissioning of Radiologically-Contaminated Facilities".

Inventory of Radiological Methodologies for Sites Contaminated with Radioactive Materials
Inventory of Radiological Methodologies for Sites Contaminated with Radioactive Materials (PDF) (114pp, 905K) EPA 402-R-06-007 October 2006

Document provides guidance to site managers and their contractors managing the cleanup of sites contaminated with radioactive materials. It includes an overview of methodologies that can be utilized for the identification and quantification of radionuclides likely to be present in soil and water at cleanup sites. The intentions are to assist project managers in the understanding of key concepts, requirements, and practices of radioanalytical laboratory analyses of environmental samples.

Regulator’s Guide to Management of Radioactive Residuals from Drinking Water Treatment Technologies
Regulator’s Guide to Management of Radioactive Residuals from Drinking Water Treatment Technologies (PDF) (81pp, 899K) EPA 816-R-05-004 July 2005

Document is intended for state regulators, technical assistance providers, and field staff to help States address radionuclide residual disposal by outlining options to address elevated radionuclide levels in community water systems.  This document covers: (1) Best Available Technologies (BATs); (2) Small System Compliance Technologies (SSCTs); (3) by-products of these technologies; (4) waste disposal options and considerations; (5) federal statutes and regulations governing waste disposal.

Software Program to Ascertain Residual Radionuclide Concentrations (SPARRC)
Software Program to Ascertain Residual Radionuclide Concentrations (SPARRC) (5.9M)

This software was developed to ascertain radionuclide residual concentrations to estimate quantities and concentrations of radium and uranium in water treatment plant residuals for selected treatment technologies using a mass balance approach.

Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Outside Surfaces (SPRG)
"Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Outdoor Surfaces (SPRG)" electronic calculator. Includes transmittal memo entitled: "Distribution of Superfund Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Outdoor Surfaces (SPRG) Electronic Calculator" (PDF) (3 pp, 853K) January 16, 2009. OSWER Publication 9355.5-26

This electronic calculator provides information on establishing preliminary remediation goals for radionuclides in outside hard surfaces (SPRGs) at CERCLA sites with radioactive contamination. The "Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Outside Surfaces (SPRGs) for Superfund" electronic calculator presents standardized exposure parameters and equations that should generally be used for calculating radionuclide SPRGs for outside hard surfaces (e.g., building slabs, outside building walls, sidewalks and roads) with either a residential or a commercial/industrial use. For relevant training, see the internet-based course "Decontamination and Decommissioning of Radiologically-Contaminated Facilities".

Radiation Decontamination and Decommissioning Training
"Decontamination and Decommissioning of Radiologically-Contaminated Facilities" archived Internet-based training course, held April 3, 2008.
Note that this training is not a guidance.

This Internet-based training was developed collaboratively by EPA with the Radionuclides Team of the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC), a state-led coalition working together with industry and stakeholders to achieve regulatory acceptance of environmental technologies. The focus of Module 3 of the training is on EPA's radiation assessment tool for decontamination and decommissioning types of activities at Superfund sites, "Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BPRG)" electronic calculator, which can facilitate better decision making for accelerated cleanups.

Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BPRG)
"Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BPRG)" electronic calculator. Includes transmittal memo entitled: "Distribution of Superfund Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BPRG) Electronic Calculator" (4 pp, 509K) August 29, 2007. OSWER Publication 9355.0-114

This electronic calculator provides information on establishing preliminary remediation goals for radionuclides in buildings (BPRGs) at CERCLA sites with radioactive contamination. The "Preliminary Remediation Goals for Radionuclides in Buildings (BPRGs) for Superfund" electronic calculator presents standardized exposure parameters and equations that should generally be used for calculating radionuclide BPRGs for buildings with either a residential or a commercial/industrial use. For relevant training, see the internet-based course "Decontamination and Decommissioning of Radiologically-Contaminated Facilities".

Radiation Site Cleanup Requirements and Guidance Training
"Radiation Site Cleanup - CERCLA Requirements and Guidance" archived Internet-based training course, held June 5, 2007. Note that this training is not a guidance.

This Internet-based training was developed collaboratively by EPA with the Radionuclides Team of the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC), a state-led coalition working together with industry and stakeholders to achieve regulatory acceptance of environmental technologies. The focus of Modules 2 and 3 of the training is on CERCLA requirements and EPA's guidance for remediating radioactively contaminated sites, which can facilitate cleanups that are consistent with how chemical contaminants are addressed, except where technical differences posed by radiation are addressed.

Radiation Risk Assessment Training
"Radiation Risk Assessment - Radiation Risk Assessment: Updates and Tools" archived internet-based training course, held May 15, 2007.
Note that this training is not a guidance.

This internet-based training was developed collaboratively by EPA with the Radionuclides Team of the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC), a state-led coalition working together with industry and stakeholders to achieve regulatory acceptance of environmental technologies. This training clarifies the variations between the dose approach used at some sites and EPA's risk-based approach. The focus of Module 3 and 4 of the training is on EPA's radiation assessment tools for Superfund sites, "Radionuclide Preliminary Remediation Goals (PRGs) for Superfund" and the "Radionuclide ARAR Dose Compliance Concentration (DCCs) for Superfund" electronic calculators, which can facilitate better decision making for accelerated cleanups.

 

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