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Radiation Protection

Environmental Protection Agency Radiological Emergency Response Plan

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.

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