SECTION 1. Section 5K of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 official edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
(I) The plume exposure pathway emergency planning zone, as defined in 44 C.F.R., section 350.2, shall be the area located within a 10 mile radius of the nuclear power plant and shall also include cities and towns located in distinct geographic areas where any overland evacuation of individuals, either planned or otherwise, from that area would cause those evacuating to traverse highways or bridges bringing them closer to the power station. Predetermined protective action plans shall be in place for the plume exposure pathway emergency planning zone which shall include sheltering and evacuation details.
SECTION 2. The department shall promulgate rules and regulations to implement the provisions of section 1 within 180 days of the effective date of this act.
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