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TITLE:  DoD Directive 3150.8, "DoD Response to Radiological Accidents", 06/13/1996

SUMMARY:  This Directive replaces reference DoD directive 5100.52, "DoD Response to an Accident or Significant Incident Involving radioactive Materials, " December 21, 1989 and updates policy and responsibilities for responding to a radiological accident. Promulgates DoD policy and planning guidance to implement reference Federal Emergency Management Agency, "Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan (FRERP), "April, 1996. Authorizes publication of DoD 3150.8-M, "Radiological response Procedures, " in accordance with reference DoD 5025.1-M "DoD Directives System Procedures, " August 1994, authorized by DoD Directive 5025.1, June 24, 1994.Continues to authorize publication of reference DoD 5100.52-M, "Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures (NARP)," September 1990, authorized by this Directive in accordance with reference DoD 5025-M, "DoD directives System Procedures, "August 1994, authorized by DoD Directive 5025.1, June 24, 1994.

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