United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Question 397: After implementation of the revised 10 CFR

Part 20, should nuclear power plant licensees report total

effective dose equivalent (TEDE) or deep dose equivalent

(DDE) as the "whole body dose" for annual reports submitted

in accordance with reactor technical specifications and

Regulatory Guide 1.16?

Answer: Deep dose equivalent. (Reference: Reactor

Technical Specifications, Regulatory Guide 1.16).

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