If Your Town Has Contaminated Land. . . . This brochure discusses under what conditions the Siting Board will consider siting the disposal facility on a contaminated property.

We Live in a Radioactive World. This brochure illustrates the many uses of radioactive materials today

Transporting Radioactive Materials in New Jersey: Some Facts. This brochure offers some facts about the transportation of radioactive materials across the roadways of New Jersey.)

Would a Disposal Facility for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Affect Daily Life in My Community? is a brochure that describes how a host community would, and would not, be affected should it become home to a disposal facility.

What Have We Learned About Disposing of Low-Level Radioactive Waste? is a brochure that discusses the problems at first-generation disposal facilities and illustrates the lessons learned from their operation.

Fact Sheets: These eighteen 2-3 page training aids covers topics from the basic atom to specific disposal criteria of radioactive waste.

1. What is Radioactive Material?

2. What is Ionizing Radiation?

3. What Are the Sources of Ionizing Radiation?

4. How is Ionizing Radiation Measured?

5. How Do Radioactive Materilas Move Through the Environment?

6. How Are People and the Environment Protected from Ionizing Radiation?

7. What Are the Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation?

8. How Do We Assess Risk?

9. Who Is Responsible for Regulating Ionizing Radiation?

10. What is Low-Level Radioactive Waste?

11. Who Generates Radioactive Waste in New Jersey?

12. How Is the Volume of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Minimized?

13. How Is Low-Level Radioactive Waste Transported?

14. What Regulations Govern the Siting of a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility?

15. What Are the Licensing Requirements for a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility?

16. How Are Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities Monitored?

17. What Lessons Have Been Learned From Early Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities?

18. What Disposal Methods Are Being Considered for New Jersey's Low-Level Radioactive Waste?


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