Health Physics News

July 2007

Highlights of the 28-page July 2007 issue of Health Physics News.

  • COVER — This month's cover story will give you the scoop on the DVD that came with your September 2006 Health Physics Journal and also some information on the HPS special publications.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — A message from the outgoing president and the incoming president
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly explains the changes in reporting requirements for lobbyists in both the House and Senate.
  • AGENCY NEWS — NRC approves final rule on expanded definition of byproduct material.
  • SECTION NEWS — The Environmental and Radon Sections rise again.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The Lake Mead Chapter has taken an interest in the Boy Scout Nuclear Science Merit Badge.
  • SNAPPER SOUP — Another delightful story by Ken Miller about his friend Elmer.
  • ANSI STANDARD — Alex Boerner and Morgan Cox were cochairs in the development of ANSI N42.37.
  • NOTESRadiation Protection: A Memoir of the National Radiological Protection Board – This book has the story of the NRPB as told by Mike O'Riordan, a former member of staff.
    • 2008 Midyear Topical Meeting – the Preliminary Meeting Agenda is listed.
    • ANNOUNCEMENTS — Sander Perle has been appointed president of GDS.
    • CHP CORNER — Tom Buhl gives an update of the TP-PR Committee.
    • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about the Gilbert 238U Atomic Energy Lab.
    • ADVERTISEMENTS — 12 display ads, 16 short courses, and 4 jobs are offered this month.

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