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PDFWAC 173-480-050

General standards for maximum permissible emissions.

(1) All radionuclide emission units are required to meet the emission standards in this chapter. At a minimum all emission units shall meet chapter 246-247 or 246-248 WAC (as applicable) requiring every reasonable effort to maintain radioactive materials in effluents to unrestricted areas, as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA). For the purposes of this chapter, control equipment of facilities operating under ALARA shall be defined as reasonably achievable control technology (RACT).
(2) Whenever another federal or state regulation or limitation in effect controls the emission of radionuclides to the ambient air, the more stringent control of emissions shall govern.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.94.331 and 70.94.422. WSR 07-12-003 (Order 06-15), § 173-480-050, filed 5/23/07, effective 6/23/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.94.331. WSR 86-10-053 (Order 86-04), § 173-480-050, filed 5/7/86.]
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