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Contamination Monitoring Standard For A Portal Monitor Used For Radiological Emergency Response

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is charged with the responsibility under Public Law 96-295 (1980) to promulgate National Standards for State and local governments and NRC licensees of commercial nuclear power plants to develop off-site radiological emergency plans and preparedness and for FEMA and NRC to use in evaluating the adequacy of off-site radiological emergency preparedness. FEMA published an interim Portal Monitor Standard in the Federal Register in September 1992. The Standard set forth in this document is published as FEMA's Contamination Monitoring Standard for portal monitors used by State and local Governments in response to commercial nuclear power plant accidents.