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ASRT Opposes Measures To Weaken Radiation Protection Standards

  • 21 Oct 2018 8:13 PM
    Message # 6843062
    ISSRT Headquarters (Administrator)

    A proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency could weaken radiation protection standards for medical imaging and radiation therapy personnel, and a number of other industries. The EPA’s Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Scienceproposal does not specifically address medical imaging and radiation therapy; however, it states that alternative scientific viewpoints should be considered when establishing or adhering to regulatory standards. The ASRT interprets this to include medical radiation protection standards.

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