The DOE Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has issued the following Emergency Management Update relating to the release of Revision 25 of the Protective Action Criteria Workbook. Using the Emergency Management Issues Special Interest Group (EMI SIG) Listserv, OEM periodically sends updates related to emergency management topics of interest.
Previous issues of updates are available on the EMI SIG website and on the Subcommittee on Consequence Assessment and Protective Action (SCAPA) page. Generally, in cases where the subject requires more than one page of discussion, the update includes a summary discussion and links are provided for more detail.
Release of Revision 25 of the Protective Action Criteria (PAC) Database
Revision 25 of the Protective Action Criteria (PAC) Workbook has been released. The database documents PAC values used in U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) emergency management programs. Rev 25 of the Workbook is the most up-to-date listing of PAC values. Specifically, the changes to the Workbook documented in Rev 25 include the following:
Rev 25 can now be accessed through any of the following links: