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    The Radiation Control Program (RCP) is within the
    Division for Regulatory Services
    P. O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    512-834-6770


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RADIATION CONTROL PROGRAM


This page provides links directing you to outside sources of information. These links will take you away from the Radiation Control (RC) Web site and are provided as a service. These links do not necessarily imply any official endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, data, or products presented at locations provided through the links on the RC Web site. Radiation Control cannot guarantee the validity of the information provided at links to other sites.


Center for Devices and Radiological Health -- A program within the Food and Drug Administration that addresses the elimination of unnecessary human exposure to radiation emitted from electronic products.

CRCPD -- Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors. A nonprofit professional organization whose primary membership is made up of radiation professionals in state and local government who regulate the use of radiation sources. Other members include individuals with an interest in radiation protection.

DOE - United States Department of Energy

EPA - United States Environmental Agency - Office of Air and Radiation

HPS - Health Physics Society -- An international professional scientific organization dedicated to promoting the practice of radiation safety.

Industrial Radiographer Certification Renewal via Texas Online.

Mammography Certification Renewal via Texas Online.

Medical Physicists -- This link will direct you to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Professional Medical Physicist web site where you will find a list of Professional Medical Physicists as well as a list of Temporary Professsional Medical Physicists.

Medical Radiologic Technologists -- Radiation Control does not register or certify Medical Radiologic Technologists (MRT) nor do we issue Continuing Education Credits. For information concerning your personal License, Registration, or Certification contact the Professional Licensing and Certification Division of DSHS.

NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology -- NIST provides a list of service organizations (labortories) that are accredited to process personnel dosimeters used to monitor individual occupational exposure to ionizing radiation. Directory of accrediated laboratories for ionizing radiation dosimetry.

NRC - United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

RRC - Railroad Commission of Texas -- The RRC regulates the disposal of oil and gas NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material).

The Radiation Information Network - This site contains information about Radiation and the professions of Radiation Protection. It is hosted by the Idaho State University Health Physics Program and Student Chapter of the Health Physics Society.

Radiation Registration Administrative Renewal via Texas Online.

Radioactive Material License Administrative Renewal via Texas Online.

Sealed Source and Device Registry - NRC and the Agreement States perform engineering and radiation safety evaluations of the ability of sealed sources and devices to safely contain radioactivity under the conditions of their possession and use. These evaluations are summarized in registrations that NRC maintains in the National Sealed Source and Device Registry (NSSDR).

Southern States Energy Board -- The Board’s mission is to enhance economic development and the quality of life in the South through innovations in energy and environmental programs and technologies.

STCHPS - South Texas Chapter Health Physics Society -- The South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society is a professional society that was organized and chartered in 1964.

State Radiation Control Programs. -- An interactive map that allows you to look up other state's radiation control programs.

Texas Groundwater Protection Committee -- A committee that strives to identify areas where new or existing groundwater programs could be enhanced, as well as improve coordination among agencies involved in groundwater activities.

Texas Medical Board

TCEQ - Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (formerly the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission or TNRCC). -- The Texas Department of Health and TCEQ have a Memorandum of Understanding stating the responsibilities and primary jurisdiction of each agency regarding the disposal of radioactive substances.

Texas Homeland Security - Be Informed. Be Prepared. Be Involved. This site has information on the roles of emergency workers and citizens of Texas in the event of a terrorist threat or attack.

TRAB - Texas Radiation Advisory Board -- The TRAB members are the state's advisors on all radiation issues.

WIPP -- Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, DOE Carlsbad Field Office -- Facility Operations

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) WIPP Information Page -- State Regulatory Agency for mixed waste disposal at WIPP

EPA WIPP Program Page -- Federal Regulatory Agency for radioactive waste disposal at WIPP


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Last updated April 18, 2013