|EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):||K. Jack Kooyoomjian|
|Responsible Committee/Panel:||Radiation Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA's Radiogenic Cancer Risk Assessment|
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|EPA's Office of Air and Radiation requested the SAB review a draft document entitled ”EPA Radiogenic Cancer Risk Models and Projections for the U.S. Population”' dated December 2008. The draft document discusses a revised approach to cancer dose-response assessment of radionuclides, based on recommendations from the National Academies of Science 2005 report on Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation (known as the BEIR VII report) and modified and expanded for EPA’s purposes.|