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Appendix, 1989 summary of state radon programs

Appendix, 1989 summary of state radon programs

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Published by Office of Radiation Programs, Radon Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radon -- Government policy -- United States -- States,
  • Radiation -- Government policy -- United States -- States,
  • Gases, Rare -- Government policy -- United States -- States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles1989 summary of state radon programs
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14435011M

    "Physical Processes in Reactor Meltdown Accidents," Appendix VIII to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Document WASH (). "Severe Accident Risks: An Assessment for Five U.S. Nuclear Power Plants," U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Doc. NUREG (). National Radon Hotline: Purchase radon test kits by phone. 1 () SOS-RADON () National Radon Helpline: Get live help for your radon questions. 1 () RADON () National Radon Fix-It Line: For general information on fixing or reducing the radon level in your home. 1 ()

    of state radon programs. Since , the level of funding for state radon programs have been fairly consistent at $8M with the exception of this year’s slash to $M (see table 2). According to the President’s proposed FY Budget, the national radon program budget will be cut again in half ($M), and SIRG eliminated altogether. Radon Program Novem DH\PI , 11/15 ii Bureau of Environmental Health Radon Program level of indoor radon. Appendix C of this brochure contains a listing of the designated All state-owned, state-operated, state-regulated or state-licensed hour care facil-.

    Center for Environmental Research and Technology N Nevada Ave; Colorado Springs, CO Phone: or • Fax: California's Indoor Radon Program, along with California Geological Survey, is developing detailed radon potential maps for counties of the State. The maps of Radon Zones identify areas of each state that have the highest potential for elevated indoor radon levels (greater than 4 pCi/L) (EPA United States Radon .


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OCLC Number: Notes: "September " "EPA /"--Cover. "Office of Radiation Programs." Description: 2 volumes: Other Titles: Summary of state radon programs.

Written for Native Americans, this page booklet discusses radon's place in the world, the basics on testing, and how homes can be fixed to reduce radon levels. Native Americans should contact their Tribal health department or state radon program office for more information.

Resources about State and Local Radon Programs. View a Radon Zones-Spreadsheet ( K, MarchEPA /A/) Some states "regulate" or "qualify" providers of radon measurement and mitigation services by requiring registration, certification or licensing; some issue identification cards.

Your state can provide you with more information. Radon is a carcinogen, which means it is known to cause cancer in humans. While there are many sources of radiation, radon remains the largest source of exposure. Because we spend so much time indoors, radon in the home represents the biggest exposure and concern.

A circular issued by NRC in June,entitled, "Summary Of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Agreement State Program," (copy enclosed) identifies the current NRC agreement States.

NRC periodically reviews agreement State programs for adequacy and compatibility. NRC's authority over agreement States pertain only to agreement materials, however. Radon testing is not to 1989 summary of state radon programs book conducted while school is not in session.

Public schools in Connecticut hire qualified professionals to evaluate for radon in air as part of a State Department of Education indoor air quality inspection requirement.

Summary radon data is reported to the CT DPH Radon Program and housed in a surveillance system. School Radon Testing Program Ohio Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Protection N.

High St. 7th Flr. 35 Bldg. Columbus, OH School administrators shall notify parents and staff of radon testing results in a brief summary as soon as possible but no later than one month after follow-up test results are received. As test results become available, the RPCs in Appendix B of the radon implementation guidebook are updated.

The Air Force initiated a Radon Assessment and Mitigation Program (RAMP) in to test and remediate radon; records are maintained at the installation-level. The Radon. Contractor Proficie ncy (RCP) Program was established to fulfill this portion of the IRAA.

In DecemberEPA published "Interim Radon Mitigation Standards" as initial guidelines for evaluating the performance of radon mitigation contractors. under the RCP Program. The Radon Division participated in the National Radon Poster Contest, sponsored by the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD).

Pennsylvania students ages years old were encouraged to create an educational poster that shows the physical aspects of radon, the harmful effects of indoor radon gas, or the importance of. Indoor Radon Program. The primary goal of the Utah Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control’s (DWMRC) Indoor Radon Program is to reduce the level of indoor radon in the state of Utah to concentrations less than the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 4 pCi/L (pico-Curies per liter).The Radon program is partially funded by the State Indoor Radon Grant from the EPA.

Radon is measured in picocuries per liter of air or pCi/L. The average concentration of radon in outdoor air is pCi/L. The average radon concentration in the indoor air of America’s homes is about pCi/L The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established 4 pCi/L as an action level in which one should initiate measures to reduce the amount of radon in a home.

These six reports can be obtained by contacting EPA's Radon Division at () or writing to: National Residential Radon Survey Results Radon Division (RDJ) Office of Radiation Programs U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency M Street, S.W. Washington, D.C. - State radon program personnel or their contracted representatives are considered EPA agents for conducting such inspections. March, "ASHRAE Standard ," Appendix B, Positive Combustion Air Supply.

"National Gas Code," Appendix H (p),Recommended Procedure for Safety Inspection of an Existing. What is Radon. Radon is a gaseous radioactive element having the symbol Rn, the atomic num an atomic weight ofa melting point of ºC, a boiling point of ºC, and (depending on the source, there are between 20 and 25 isotopes of radon - 20 cited in the chemical summary, 25 listed in the table of isotopes); it is an extremely toxic, colorless gas; it can be condensed to a.

Radon is the decay product of radium Radon and its parent, radium, are part of the long decay chain for uranium Since uranium is essentially ubiquitous (being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time) in the earth's crust, radium and radon are present in almost all rock and all soil and water.

Administration and Enforcement of the State Minimum Standard Codes In order to properly administer and enforce the state minimum standard codes, local governments must adopt reasonable administrative provisions.

The power to adopt these administrative procedures is. The Indoor Radon Program, within the Environmental Management Branch, seeks to reduce the health risk from radon exposure by increasing awareness, identifying areas of high radon potential, and encouraging all Californians to test their homes for radon, fix their homes if they have a radon problem, and build new homes radon-resistant.

As of July 7,this course is approved for Entry Level Certification Training and 16 Hours of Continuing Education by: NRPP, National Radon Proficiency as an entry level course and a Hour Continuing Education course (INACHI-1).And download and read the FAQs for NRPP/AARST exam entry level courses can be used once for NRPP/AARST .Radon and Indoor Air Program - in Florida [email protected] Fax.

Mailing Address. Florida Department of Health Bureau of Environmental Health, Radon Program Bald Cypress Way, Bin A08 Tallahassee, FL program is to prevent exposure to air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, vapors, or sprays, and thus to prevent occupational illness.

A program administrator must be responsible for the program. This person must know enough about respirators to supervise the program .