Links and Resources
This page provides links directing you to outside sources of information. These links will take you away from the Radiation Control (RC) Web site and are provided as a service. These links do not necessarily imply any official endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, data, or products presented at locations provided through the links on the RC Web site. Radiation Control cannot guarantee the validity of the information provided at links to other sites.
Center for Devices and Radiological Health -- A program within the Food and Drug Administration that addresses the elimination of unnecessary human exposure to radiation emitted from electronic products.
CRCPD -- Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors. A nonprofit professional organization whose primary membership is made up of radiation professionals in state and local government who regulate the use of radiation sources. Other members include individuals with an interest in radiation protection.
DOE- United States Department of Energy
HPS - Health Physics Society -- An international professional scientific organization dedicated to promoting the practice of radiation safety.
Medical Radiologic Technologists-- Radiation Control does not register or certify Medical Radiologic Technologists (MRT) nor do we issue Continuing Education Credits.
NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology -- NIST provides a list of service organizations (laboratories) that are accredited to process personnel dosimeters used to monitor individual occupational exposure to ionizing radiation. Directory of accredited laboratories for ionizing radiation dosimetry.
NRC - United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
RRC - Railroad Commission of Texas -- The RRC regulates the disposal of oil and gas NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material).
The Radiation Information Network- This site contains information about Radiation and the professions of Radiation Protection. It is hosted by the Idaho State University Health Physics Program and Student Chapter of the Health Physics Society.
Southern States Energy Board -- The Board's mission is to enhance economic development and the quality of life in the South through innovations in energy and environmental programs and technologies.
STCHPS - South Texas Chapter Health Physics Society -- The South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society is a professional society that was organized and chartered in 1964.
State Radiation Control Programs. -- An interactive map that allows you to look up other state's radiation control programs.
Texas Groundwater Protection Committee -- A committee that strives to identify areas where new or existing groundwater programs could be enhanced, as well as improve coordination among agencies involved in groundwater activities.
TCEQ - Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (formerly the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission or TNRCC). -- The Texas Department of Health and TCEQ have a Memorandum of Understanding (PDF) stating the responsibilities and primary jurisdiction of each agency regarding the disposal of radioactive substances.
TRAB - Texas Radiation Advisory Board -- The TRAB members are the state's advisors on all radiation issues.
WIPP -- Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, DOE Carlsbad Field Office -- Facility Operations
- EPA WIPP Program Page -- Federal Regulatory Agency for radioactive waste disposal at WIPP