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Mid-Atlantic Region Radiation Program

The EPA Region 3 Radiation Program's mission is to protect human health and the environment from harmful levels of ionizing radiation.

US EPA's Radiation Program carries out the Agency's mission to issue policy guidance and regulations, measure environmental radiation levels, evaluate the impact of radiation on public health, respond to emergencies involving radiation, work with state and local governments and industry groups to reduce harmful levels of radiation, and provide information to the public.

In Region 3, the radiation program:

The links below are provided to answer many of the common questions we receive from the public. We have also provided links to other EPA Radiation sites and other government agencies.

EPA Radiation Links

RadTown USA is a virtual community showing a wide variety of radiation sources and uses as you may encounter them in everyday life.

EPA Headquarters' Radiation Page

EPA SuperFund Radiation Page

EPA Radionuclides in Drinking Water Rule

Other EPA Radiation Documents

OSWER Risk Guidance


Other Federal Radiation Programs

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Home Page Exit EPA Click for disclaimer

NRC Regulations Exit EPA Click for disclaimer

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Home Page Exit EPA Click for disclaimer

Department of Homeland Security Radiological Emergency Preparedness Page Exit EPA Click for disclaimer

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Radiation Emitting Products Page Exit EPA Click for disclaimer

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) Exit EPA Click for disclaimer


Non-Federal Radiation Programs

Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors Exit EPA Click for disclaimer


Contact:
Marcos Aquino
Air Protection Division
Tel. - 215-814-3422
Email: aquino.marcos@epa.gov

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