Radiation Protection Criteria and Standards: Their Basis and Use: Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-sixth Congress, Second Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960 - 820 pages
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Page 137 - This term is defined as the radiation dose which should not be exceeded without careful consideration of the reasons for doing so ; every effort should be made to encourage the maintenance of radiation doses as far below this guide as practicable.
Page 591 - Council shall advise the President with respect to radiation matters, directly or indirectly affecting health, including guidance for all Federal agencies in the formulation of radiation standards and in the establishment and execution of programs of cooperation with States.
Page 85 - Treasury, and the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, and the Director of the National Science Foundation.
Page 150 - d. The Commission shall enter into an agreement under subsection b. of this section with any State if— "(1) The Governor of that State certifies that the State has a program for the control of radiation hazards adequate to protect the public health and safety...
Page 661 - There can be no single permissible or acceptable level of exposure without regard to the reason for permitting the exposure. It should be general practice to reduce exposure to radiation, and positive effort should be carried out to fulfill the sense of these recommendations. It is basic that exposure to radiation should result from a real determination of its necessity.
Page 4 - Inquiries regarding participation in this program may be addressed to the Director, Division of Biology and Medicine, US Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, DC 20545.
Page 770 - Administrator . . . the price or prices of a commodity or commodities have risen or threaten to rise to an extent or in a manner inconsistent with the purposes of this act...
Page 144 - Because It is essential to efficient and effective administration that employees of the executive branch be in a position to be completely candid in advising with each other on official matters, and because it is not in the public interest that any of their conversations or communications, or any documents or reproductions, concerning such advice be disclosed...
Page 595 - Commission programs for protection against hazards of radiation will be coordinated and compatible. "h. There is hereby established a Federal Radiation Council, consisting of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Labor, or their designees, and such other members as shall be appointed by the President.