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HPS Public Comments to Federal Agencies

Comments made by the Health Physics Society president in response to requests for public comments from a federal agency or organization are organized by agency/organization in reverse chronological order.

 

PDF President-elect Eric Abelquist provides comments to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the Patient Release Program. (06/13/17; 209,494 bytes).

PDF President-elect Eric Abelquist provides comments to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on NUREG 1556 Vol 9 Rev 3 “Consolidated Guidance about Materials Licenses: Program-Specific About Medical Use Licenses”. (03/29/17; 206,438 bytes).

PDFScientific and Public Issues Committee Chair, Nancy P. Kirner provides comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to their request for comments to the Regulatory Reform Task Force. (05/15/17; 636,990 bytes).

PDF President Nancy P. Kirner provides comments to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in response to petitions regarding the Linear No-Threshold Model and Standards for Protection Against Radiation. (11/05/15; 805,067 bytes)

PDF President Nancy P. Kirner provides comments to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in response to Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Potential Changes to 10 CFR Part 50 Appendix I, Reactor Effluents. (10/01/15; 208,756 bytes)

PDF President Hamrick provides comments to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Proposed Revision to 10 CFR 20. (05/20/15; 247,246 bytes)

PDF President Hamrick sends letters to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee regarding the Health Physics Society’s strong support of H. R. 35, the Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2015, which passed the House of Representatives on 7 January 2015. (02/10/15; 228,230 Bytes)

PDF  President Hamrick provides comments to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regarding medical uses of by-product material and proposed changes to 10 CFR 35. (11/13/14; 84,949 bytes)

PDF  President Hamrick provides comments on isotope production to the Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Science Advisory Committee Isotopes Subcommittee. (11/05/14; 63,453 bytes)

PDF  President Hamrick provides comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  in response to Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (40 CFR 190) Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Nuclear Power Operations. (8/3/14; 181,466 bytes)

PDF  The Health Physics Society provides comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-1064, Proposed Federal Guidance Report No. 14: Radiation Protection Guidance for Diagnostic and Interventional X-Ray Procedures. (5/31/13; 115,017 bytes)

PDF President Pryor provides comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on low-level radioactive waste management issues (7/12/12; 118,805 bytes)

PDF President Pryor comments on "Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities: Phase I" (5/3/12; 105,187 bytes)

PDF President Pryor provides comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on the Draft Report "Background and Preliminary Assumptions for an Environmental Impact Statement—Long-Term Waste Confidence Update" (2/13/12; 73,626 bytes)

PDF President Pryor provides comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's solicitation for comments on proposed changes to its Consumer Products Policy Statement (12/21/11; 82,316 bytes)

PDF President Pryor provides comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's solicitation for comment on Recommendations on the Annual Dose Limit to the Lens of the Eye (10/13/11; 73,919 bytes)

PDF President Pryor provides comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's solicitation for comment on the Draft Policy Statement on Volume Reduction and Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (9/6/11; 88,026 bytes)

PDF President Pryor provides comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's solicitation for public comment on the impact of reduced dose limits on NRC Licensed Activities (8/12/11; 94,737 bytes)

PDF President Pryor sends Dr. K. Jack Kooyoomjian of the Environmental Protection Agency HPS recommendations for the revision of MARSSIM (7/21/11; 88,279 bytes)