Nuclear Infrastructure Security Act

report (to accompany S. 1043) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission -- Security measures,
  • Nuclear facilities -- Security measures -- United States,
  • Nuclear terrorism -- United States -- Prevention

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SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 108-190
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p. ;
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14538193M

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The book focuses on three interrelated nuclear energy infrastructure segments: nuclear reactors, radioactive materials, and nuclear waste. It presents common-sense methodologies in a straightforward manner, so the text is accessible even to those with little experience with nuclear energy who are nonetheless concerned about the protection of our nuclear : Paperback.

Security Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY VIENNA ISBN –92–0––4 ISSN – The objective of this publication is to provide guidance on the actions to be taken by a State to establish an effective national nuclear security infrastructure for a nuclear power programme.

States that do not. Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste Sector. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 (HSPD-7) identified 17 critical infrastructure and key resources (CI/KR) Nuclear Infrastructure Security Act book and designated Federal Government Sector-Specific Agencies (SSAs) for each of the sectors.

This publication provides guidance on the actions to be taken by a State in implementing an effective nuclear security infrastructure for a nuclear power programme.

The topics covered are: development of national policy and strategy; common nuclear security measures; infrastructure issues relating to nuclear and other radioactive material; associated facilities; and cooperation with other States.

The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters (ODASD(NM)) is pleased to present the Nuclear Matters Handbookcelebrating over 20 years in print. This book offers an overview of the U.S. nuclear enterprise and how the United States maintains a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent.

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Introduced in House (07/10/) Nuclear Infrastructure Security Act of - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of to require the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, to study and report to Congress on threats and vulnerabilities targeting nuclear facilities.

Bill summaries are authored by CRS. Nuclear Infrastructure Security Act of - (Sec. 3) Amends the Atomic Energy Act of to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to establish a classification scheme for designated nuclear facilities following prescribed criteria.

Introduced in Senate (01/09/) Nuclear Security Act of - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of to establish a task force on nuclear infrastructure security to protect sensitive nuclear facilities from potential terrorist threats.

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Nuclear Infrastructure Security Act: report (to accompany S. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on The Milestones Approach splits the activities necessary to establish the infrastructure for a nuclear power programme into three progressive phases of development, with the duration of each dependent on the degree of commitment and resources applied in the country.

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This Safety Guide provides guidance on the establishment of a national nuclear safety infrastructure as a key component of the overall preparations required for emerging nuclear power programmes. It provides recommendations, presented in the form of sequential actions, on meeting the applicable IAEA safety requirements during the first.

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Office for Nuclear Regulation OFFICIAL OFFICIAL Report CNS-TAST-GD CM9 Ref: / Page 4 of 19 6. DEFINITION OF A NUCLEAR CONSTRUCTION SITE Section 77 of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act (Reference 9), definesFile Size: KB. Nuclear Infrastructure Security Act of - (Sec.

3) Amends the Atomic Energy Act of to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to establish a classification scheme for designated nuclear facilities following prescribed criteria.

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The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)--a semiautonomous agency within the Department of Energy (DOE)--has not completed a Security Infrastructure Plan as required by law but has plans to do so. Although NNSA has not yet completed this plan, it has recently begun to include some information on potential physical security infrastructure improvements in its current budget.

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The Aviation and Transportation Security Act of also provides additional protection against air attacks on all industrial facilities, both nuclear and non-nuclear, by strengthening aviation security.

with the Department of Homeland Security as part of an. Nuclear safety is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The achievement of proper operating conditions, prevention of accidents or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of workers, the public and the environment from undue radiation hazards".

The IAEA defines nuclear security as "The prevention and detection of and response to, theft, sabotage. NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION ACT [As Amended Through P.L. –, Enacted January 2, ] Title XXXII of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (Public Law –65, approved Oct.

5, ), as amended TITLE XXXII—NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION1 Sec. [50 U.S.C. note] Short title. Sec. File Size: 76KB.HSA created the United States Department of Homeland Security and the new cabinet-level position of Secretary of Homeland Security.

It is the largest federal government reorganization since the Department of Defense was created via the National Security Act of (as amended in ).Enacted by: the th United States Congress.The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress.

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