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Radiation Protection Advisory Committee

The Radiation Protection Advisory Committee (RPAC) is authorized under the Radiation Protection Act (Act 1984-147) to assist the department in drafting rules and regulations and to advise the department regarding implementation of specific portions of the regulations or specific programs of the department.

The committee is made up of members appointed by the Secretary of DEP. Members represent professional health physics and medical physics organizations, environmental, health, science, engineering, business or public interest groups. One member of the committee is the Executive Director of the Citizens Advisory Council to the Department of Environmental Protection representing the general public.