Radiation Management Act (Oklahoma)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Oklahoma

Applies to States or Provinces Oklahoma
Name Radiation Management Act (Oklahoma)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/radindex.html
Applicable Jurisdiction Title 27A, Chapter 2, Article IX

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/Index.asp?ftdb=STOKSTA9&level=4


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.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Scott Thompson
Department Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Division Land Protection Division
Address PO Box 1677
Place Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Zip/Postal Code 73101-1677
Phone 405-702-5100
Fax 405-702-5101
Website http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/radindex.html