Current Standard, New Standard
Item ID: 240293
"R" in the numeric designation signifies that the 2013 standard was reaffirmed (recertified) as an American National Standard in 2017. No changes can be made to a standard during reaffirmation.
The standard establishes criteria for evaluating the atmospheric effects of routine radioactive releases at or beyond the facility site boundary. The criteria incorporate the numerous advances in technical capabilities, computer technology, data access, and information sharing.