shall make or cause to be made, as appropriate, surveys of radiation levels in
unrestricted and controlled areas and radioactive materials in effluents
released to unrestricted and controlled areas to demonstrate compliance with
the dose limits for individual members of the public in
A licensee shall show compliance with the
annual dose limits in
1. Demonstrating by measurement or
calculation that the total effective dose equivalent to the individual likely
to receive the highest dose from the licensed operation does not exceed the
annual dose limit; or
The annual average
concentrations of radioactive material released in gaseous and liquid effluents
at the boundary of the unrestricted area do not exceed the values specified in
Table 2 of Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 20
b. If an individual were continuously present
in an unrestricted area, the dose from external sources would not exceed 2
millirem (0.02 mSv) in an hour and 50 millirem (0.5 mSv) in a year.
Upon approval from
the agency, the licensee may adjust the effluent concentration values in Table
2 of Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 20
, for members of the public, to take into
account the actual physical and chemical characteristics of the effluents
(e.g., aerosol size distribution, solubility, density, radioactive decay
equilibrium, and chemical form).
Admin. Code §
Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended,
Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008; volume 32, Issue 24,
eff. August 25, 2016.
Statutory Authority: §
of the Code of Virginia.