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Protecting Citizens and Responders Fact Sheet


The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP) Nuclear Defense Research and Development Roadmap for Fiscal Years 2013-2017 identified the difficulties involved in decontaminating an area impacted by a radiological incident as one of the “grand challenges” associated with response and recovery.  The Roadmap lists as one of its R&D program priorities: “developing tools, technologies and guidance to perform cleanup operations for both critical infrastructure and the surrounding contaminated areas.”

The work described in this fact sheet has been completed. This fact sheet will remain published in the archives library for future reference. Please contact the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory at NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov for additional information on this work.

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Protecting Citizens and Responders - Best Practices to Minimize Exposure to Radiological Contaminants Fact Sheet PDF 140.45 KB 06/18/2015
Last Updated: 01/12/2023
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