Development of a Rapidly Deployed Department of Energy Emergency Response Element

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The Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan (FRERP) directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to maintain a viable, timely, and fully documented response option capable of supporting the responsible Lead Federal Agency in the event of a radiological emergency impacting any state or US territory (e.g., CONUS). In addition, the DOE maintains a response option to support radiological emergencies outside the continental US (OCONUS). While the OCUNUS mission is not governed by the FREP, this response is operationally similar to that assigned to the DOE by the FREP. The DOE is prepared to alert, activate, and deploy radiological response teams to ... continued below

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Riland, C.A.; Hopkins, R.C. & Tighe, R.J. October 1, 1999.

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The Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan (FRERP) directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to maintain a viable, timely, and fully documented response option capable of supporting the responsible Lead Federal Agency in the event of a radiological emergency impacting any state or US territory (e.g., CONUS). In addition, the DOE maintains a response option to support radiological emergencies outside the continental US (OCONUS). While the OCUNUS mission is not governed by the FREP, this response is operationally similar to that assigned to the DOE by the FREP. The DOE is prepared to alert, activate, and deploy radiological response teams to augment the Radiological Assistance Program and/or local responders. The Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (RMAC) is a phased response that integrates with the Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (FRMAC) in CONUS environments and represents a stand-alone DOE response for OCONUS environments. The FRMAC/RMAC Phase I was formally ''stood up'' as an operational element in April 1999. The FRMAC/RMAC Phase II proposed ''stand-up'' date is midyear 2000.

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  • Journal Name: Operational Radiation Safety; Other Information: Submitted to Operational Radiation Safety

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  • Report No.: DOE/NV/11718--337
  • Grant Number: AC08-96NV11718
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 12522
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618316

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Riland, C.A.; Hopkins, R.C. & Tighe, R.J. Development of a Rapidly Deployed Department of Energy Emergency Response Element, article, October 1, 1999; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618316/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.