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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 336RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCE RULES
SUBCHAPTER HLICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR NEAR-SURFACE LAND DISPOSAL OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE
RULE §336.724Protection of the General Population from Releases of Radioactivity

Concentrations of radioactive material which may be released to the general environment in groundwater, surface water, air, soil, plants, or animals shall not result in an annual dose above background exceeding an equivalent of 25 millirems to the whole body, 75 millirems to the thyroid, or 25 millirems to any other organ of any member of the public. Effort shall be made to maintain releases of radioactivity in effluents to the general environment as low as is reasonably achievable.


Source Note: The provisions of this §336.724 adopted to be effective June 5, 1997, 22 TexReg 4588.

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