Frequent Questions about Radiation Protection
View frequently asked questions and answers related to radiation protection by topic.
On this page:
- About EPA's Radiation Protection Program
- Radiation in Medicine
- Radiation Sources
- Radioactive Waste
- Radiological Events
- Regulations, Guidance & Compliance
About EPA's Radiation Protection Program
Radiation in Medicine: General Information
Radiation in Medicine: X-Rays
Radiation in Medicine: CT/CAT Scans
Radiation in Medicine: Fluoroscopy
Radiation Sources: Consumer Products
Radiation Sources: Granite
Radiation Sources: Non-Ionizing Radiation
Radiation Sources: Cell Phones
Radiation Sources: Nuclear Power Plants
Radiation Sources: Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials
Radioactive Waste: General Information
Radioactive Waste: WIPP
What is the recertification process for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant? Where can I find more information about the recertification process?
Radioactive Waste: Yucca Mountain
What authority does EPA have to set standards that protect public health and the environment at Yucca Mountain?
Radiological Emergency Response at the EPA
Radiological Events: Emergency Preparedness
Radiological Events: Protective Action Guides (PAGs)
At what point and what concentrations will I be told to stop drinking tap water during a radiological emergency?
How is the new PAG Manual being implemented in the FEMA Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program?
Radiological Events: Fukushima
Where can I find the most current information about Fukushima and radiation levels in the environment?
Radiation Regulations, Guidance and Compliance: Compliance Software
Can I use models other than COMPLY, CAP-88 and AIRDOS-PC to demonstrate compliance with Subpart H and Subpart I?