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This Standard sets forth criteria for determining the need for a routine environmental monitoring program.
This Standard provides guidelines for establishing an environmental program covering
(a) sampling and analysis protocols;
(b) analytical techniques and sensitivity;
(c) statistical treatment of monitoring results;
(d) quality assurance;
(e) methods for expressing results; and
(f) record keeping.
This Standard applies to the environment of a nuclear facility operating mainly under normal conditions. In addition, certain of these requirements may also apply to situations involving abnormal releases.