Nev. Admin. Code § 459.021 - "Background radiation" defined

Current through August 4, 2021

1. "Background radiation" means:
(a) Radiation from cosmic sources;
(b) Naturally occurring radioactive materials, including radon, except as a product of decay from source or special nuclear materials; and
(c) Global fallout as it exists in the environment from the testing of nuclear explosive devices, or past nuclear accidents, that contributes to background radiation and is not under the control of the licensee.
2. The term does not include sources of radiation from any radioactive material regulated by the Division pursuant to NAC 459.010 to 459.950, inclusive.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 459.021
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 1-18-94; A by Dep't of Human Resources by R137-01, 5-30-2003; A by Bd. of Health by R149-07, 1-30-2008

NRS 459.030, 459.201

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