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Radiation Protection

Environmental Protection Agency's Confirmatory Dose Calculations of the Department of Energy's Use of CAP88-PC for the February 2014 Radiological Emission Release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

DOE performed dose calculations using CAP-88 PC Version 3 to assess the location of the highest dose at and outside of the WIPP fence line following the February 14, 2014 release at the WIPP facility. DOE is responsible for assuring that any radiological emissions from the WIPP do not exceed an effective dose equivalent (EDE) of 10 millirem (mrem)/year to any member of the public.

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