PUBLIC LAW 100-551—OCT. 28, 1988
102 STAT. 2763
"(1) The extent to which the applicant's program will promote the purpose described in subsection Qo)"(2) The demonstrated expertise of the applicant regarding radon measurement and mitigation methods and other radonrelated issues. "(3) The demonstrated expertise of the applicant in radon training and in activities relating to information development and dissemination. "(4) The seriousness of the radon problem in the region. "(5) The geographical coverage of the proposed center. "(6) Any other uniform criteria that the Administrator deems necessary to promote the purpose described in subsection (b) and that the Administrator provides to potential applicants prior to the application process. "(e) TERMINATION OF FUNDING.—No funding may be given under this section in any fiscal year to an applicant which in the preceding fiscal year received funding under this section unless the Administrator determines that the recipient satisfactorily implemented the activities that were funded in the preceding year. "(f) AUTHORIZATION.—There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out the program under this section not to exceed $1,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1989, 1990, and 1991. "SEC. 309. STUDY OF RADON IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS.
15 USC 2669.
"(a) STUDY REQUIREMENT.—The head of each Federal department Water. or agency that owns a Federal building shall conduct a study for the purpose of determining the extent of radon contamination in such buildings. Such study shall include, in the case of a Federal building using a nonpublic water source (such as a well or other groundwater), radon contamination of the water. "(b) HiGH-RiSK FEDERAL BUILDINGS.—(1) The Administrator shall identify and compile a list of areas within the United States which the Administrator, in consultation with Federal departments and agencies, determines have a high probability of including Federal buildings which have elevated levels of radon. "(2) In compiling such list, the Administrator shall make such determinations on the basis of, among other things, the following: "(A) Greological data. "(B) Data on high radon levels in homes and other structures near any such Federal building. "(C) Physical characteristics of the Federal buildings. "(c) STUDY DESIGNS.—Studies required under subsection (a) shall be based on design criteria specified by the Administrator. The head of each Federal department or agency conducting such a study shall submit, not later than July 1, 1989, a study design to the Administrator for approval. The study design shall follow the most recent Environmental Protection Agency guidance documents, including 'A Citizen's Guide to Radon'; the Interim Protocol for Screening and Follow Up: Radon and Radon Decay Products Measurements'; the 'Interim Indoor Radon & Radon Decay Product Measurement Protocol'; and any other recent guidance documents. The study design shall include testing data from a representative sample of Federal buildings in each high-risk area identified in subsection (b). The study design also shall include additional testing data to the extent resources are available, including any reliable data supplied by Federal agencies, States, or other parties.