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Maryland Radiation Act (Maryland)

Eligibility 
Commercial
Construction
Fed. Government
Industrial
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Municipal/Public Utility
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Tribal Government
Utility
Program Info
State 
Maryland
Program Type 
Safety and Operational Guidelines
Provider 
Maryland Department of the Environment

The policy of the state is to provide for the constructive use of radiation and control radiation emissions. This legislation authorizes the Department of the Environment to develop comprehensive programs and policies to manage radiation risks, review radiation source plans and applications, and conduct inspections to determine radiation hazards. Local regulations enacted by a county, municipality, or a board of health are permitted as long as they are consistent with state law and regulations. A Radiation Control Advisory Board is established within the Department to aid the Department's efforts under this legislation. This legislation contains additional information on the regulation of radiation sources, low-level radioactive waste disposal, and enforcement.