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Small Entity Compliance Guide for National Primary Drinking Water Regulations: Radium, Uranium, Alpha, Beta and Photon Emitters

Small Entity Compliance Guides (SECGs) are prepared pursuant to section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (SBREFA) (Title II of Public Law 104-121) (PDF) (29 pp, 186K, About PDF) .

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About this SECG

About the Rule

  • Title: National Primary Drinking Water Regulations: Radium, Uranium, Alpha, Beta and Photon Emitters
  • RIN: 2040-AC98
  • Docket No.: EPA-HQ-OW-2004-0040
  • Publication Date for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM): 07/18/1991. 56 FR 33050.
  • Publication Date for Final Rule: 12/07/2000. Access the final rule on Regulations.gov.

More information about this rule: Radionuclides in Drinking Water