The purpose of this Plan is to describe EPA's concept of operations to implement the various actions, when responding to a threatened or actual radiological releases in emergencies and terrorist incidents. It identifies applicable response authorities and plans, the response frameworks for different releases, response coordination, and organizational responsibilities and resources required for effectively preparing and responding to peacetime radiological releases in the US and its territories. The Plan is intended to be used by, and provide coordination among EPA-OSCs, Regional Radiation Programs, EPA radiation labs, ORIA, OERR, and CEPPO.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Environmental Protection Agency: Radiological Emergency Response Plan (PDF)(100 pp, 1 MB,
January 12, 2017)
The EPA-RERP identifies the overall roles, responsibilities, and coordination for management of potential or actual radiological incidents and emergencies and coordination among the following EPA offices and Special Teams.