Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Environmental Monitoring of Nuclear Power Plants for Radiological Emissions

Wisconsin Stat. § 254.41 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 plants

Location of Plants

The activities involved in 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 publication and public distribution of Environmental Monitoring Reports.

Environmental monitoring links

Contact Information

Radiation Protection Section
PO Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659

Radiological environmental monitoring program staff
Bob Busch


Last revised April 13, 2023