Radiation Protection Act (Pennsylvania)

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Place Pennsylvania

Applies to States or Provinces Pennsylvania
Name Radiation Protection Act (Pennsylvania)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/US/HTM/1984/0/0147..HTM

Last Review 2014-09-15


This Act combines the radiation safety provisions of The Atomic Energy Development and Radiation Control Act and the Environmental Radiation Protection Act, and empowers the Department of Environmental Resources to implement a comprehensive statewide radiation protection program. The Act also provides for radiation emergency response, establishes requirements for transport of spent reactor fuel, and establishes fees and penalties.

Policy Contact

Contact Name David J. Allard
Department Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Radiation Protection

Phone (717) 787-2480


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: RADIATION PROTECTION ACT of Jul. 10, 1984, P.L. 688, No. 147
Date Effective 1984
Date Enacted 1984