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EPA - The EPA publishes ALI and DAC information, effective
dose equivalents, and regulations on emissions of radioactive
materials. It also controls the Superfund Cleanup Program.
The EPA portion of the CFRs for radiation protection can be
found under 40 CFR parts 61, 141, 190, 220-229, and 440.
- NRC The NRC provides regulations for NRC license holders, including power generation facilities, hospitals, and universities. The NRC portion of the CFRs can be found under 10 CFR parts 1-99.
DOE - The DOE provides regulations for DOE National Laboratories
and test facilities. The DOE portion of the CFRs can be found
under 10 CFR parts 100-1000.
DOT - The Department of Transportation regulates the shipment
of radioactive materials in the US. Their portion of the CFRs
can be found under 49 CFR parts 170-175.
FDA - The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices
and Radiological Health sets standards for the use of lasers
and other nonionizing radiations, food irradiation, and pharmaceuticals.
The FDA portion of the CFRs can be found under 21 CFR part
- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulates
the conrol of radioactive material in the workplace that are
not controlled by the DOE or the NRC. They also control overall
safety of the workplace, including physical, chemical, sound
and light hazards including non-ionizing radiation. The OSHA
portion of the CFRs can be found under 29 CFR parts 910 and
- The mission of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease
Registry (ATSDR), as an agency of the Public Health Service
in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is to
prevent exposure and adverse human health effects and diminished
quality of life associated with exposure to hazardous substances
from waste sites, unplanned releases, and other sources of
pollution present in the environment. ATSDR is directed by
congressional mandate to perform specific functions concerning
the effect on public health of hazardous substances in the
environment. These functions include public health assessments
of waste sites, health consultations concerning specific hazardous
substances, health surveillance and registries, response to
emergency releases of hazardous substances, applied research
in support of public health assessments, information development
and dissemination, and education and training concerning hazardous
- The Federal Communications Commission is an independent
government agency charged with regulating interstate and
international communications by radio, television, wire,
satellite, and cable.
- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is an independent
agency of the federal government, reporting to the President.
Since its founding in 1979, FEMA's mission has been clear:
"to reduce loss of life and property and protect our nation's
critical infrastructure from all types of hazards through
a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program
of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery".
- The International Atomic Energy Agency carries out activities
related to the peaceful development and verification of nuclear
- The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
collects, analyzes, develops and disseminates in the public
interest information and recommendations about (a) protection
against radiation and (b) radiation measurments, quantities
and units, particularly those concerned with radiation protection.
- The International Commission on Radiation Protection provides
general guidance on the widespread use of radiation sources
caused by the developments in the field of nuclear energy.