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Radiation Protection

Enclosure (from letter from EPA to DOE sent 3/26/04) - Technical and Regulatory Support Document: EPA's Remote Handled Waste Characterization Determination

Based on the regulatory requirements presented in 40 CFR 194.24(c )(2) to (4) and 194.22(a)(1) and using experience gained as part of the CH waste characterization program, EPA examined the DOE's RH Waste Characterization Proposal as presented in the WCPIP. EPA sought to understand DOE's intended RH waste characterization process, and specifically whether the proposed methods outside of the current CH program were acceptable as proposed.

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