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Radiation Protection

Subpart A Inspection Report in Response to the February 14, 2014 WIPP Incident

EPA's April 2014 inspection focused on some of the actions taken by DOE and its prime WIPP contractor, Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP), in response to the accidental release. EPA inspectors examined the WIPP's air emission monitoring devices and methods used to estimate radiation doses to the public. In addition, EPA inspected radiation sampling locations and equipment, observed sample processing and reviewed the consequence assessment dose estimates.

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