Radiation Management Act (Oklahoma)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Oklahoma|
|Name||Radiation Management Act (Oklahoma)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Program Administrator||Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Title 27A, Chapter 2, Article IX|
This Act establishes The Department of Environmental Quality as the designated official agency of the State of Oklahoma for all regulatory activities for the use of atomic energy and sources of radiation, except for the use of sources of radiation by diagnostic x-ray facilities. It also states rules for permits and fees related to the establishment of standards for safe levels of protection against radiation; the maintenance and submission of records; the determination, prevention and control of radiation hazards; the reporting of radiation accidents; the handling, storage and registration of sources of radiation; periodic inspections of facilities using sources of radiation; the review and approval of plans, and the issuance and revocation of permits and licenses, for the use of sources of radiation; prior to issuance of any permit, requirements to post a bond or acceptable alternative financial assurance guaranteeing proper on-site or off-site storage or disposal; methods and facilities for disposal of sources of radiation; constructive uses of radiation, and prevention and control of its associated harmful effects; and other items deemed necessary for the protection of the public health and safety in radiation.
|Contact Name||Scott Thompson|
|Department||Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Land Protection Division|
|Address||PO Box 1677|
|Place||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|