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Radiation Topics
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General Topics
Understanding Radiation
explains basic radiation and radiation protection concepts
Radiation Protection Topics
Becoming Aware of Radiation Sources
describes use of radioactive materials in consumer and industrial products and presents alternative technologies; and common sources of exposure
Protecting People and the Environment
describes how government organizations go about protecting people against harmful exposure to radiation and the important role of the public
Managing Radioactive Materials and Waste
how radioactive waste and radioactive materials are identified, tracked, and handled to avoid harmful exposure
Responding to Radiological Emergencies
how EPA and other organizations prepare for and respond to radiological emergencies, descriptions of practice exercises and experience
Cleaning Up Radiation Sites
lists National Priority List sites that are radioactively contaminated and describes EPA's research into better ways to cleanup contaminated sites
Radiation Topics bring together information about specific subjects.



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