Monitoring of Nuclear Power Plants for Radiological Emissions
Section 254.41 of the Wisconsin Statutes requires the Department of Health Services
(DHS) to collect and test environmental
samples for radiation emission in any area of the state within
20 miles of a nuclear power plant.
Environmental monitoring programs cover the following nuclear power
The activities involved in the monitoring the nuclear power plants consist of the collection of various types of
environmental samples from the air, water and terrestrial exposure
pathways, analysis of the samples for radioactivity and the publication
and public distribution of Environmental Monitoring reports.
Environmental monitoring links
Don Hendrikse, Nuclear Engineer
P-00441, Prairie Island:
P-00442, Point Beach – Kewaunee:
P-00443, La Crosse:
P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659
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April 04, 2013