BDCC User's Guide

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Welcome to the EPA's "Dose Compliance Concentrations for Radionuclides in Buildings at Superfund Sites" (BDCC) user's guide. Here, you will find descriptions, equations, and default exposure parameters used to calculate the dose-based BDCCs. Additional guidance is also provided on parameter sources and proper BDCC use. It is suggested that users read the BDCC FAQ page before proceeding. The user guide is extensive, so please use the "Open All Sections" and "Close All Sections" links below as needed. Individual sections can be opened and closed by clicking on the section titles. Before proceeding through the user's guide, please read the Disclaimer.

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1. Introduction

2. Understanding the BDCC Website

3. Using the BDCC Table

4. Land Use Descriptions, Equations, and Technical Documentation

5. Recommended Default Exposure Parameters

6. References