Operations Under the Indemnity Provisions of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session on Operations Under the Indemnity Provisions of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954. July 18, 19, and 20, 1961
United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - Insurance, Nuclear hazards - 180 pages
Considers (87) H.R. 9244, (87) H.R. 5215, (87) S. 1144, (87) H.R. 7798, (87) S. 2147.
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Page 95 - special nuclear material' means (1) plutonium, uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the Commission, pursuant to the provisions of section 51, determines to be special nuclear material, but does not include source material; or (2) any material artificially enriched by any of the foregoing, but does not include source material, "bb.
Page 160 - ... any equipment or device used for the processing, fabricating or alloying of special nuclear material if at any time the total amount of such material in the custody of the insured at the premises where such equipment or device is located consists of or contains more than 25 grams of plutonium or uranium 233 or any combination thereof, or more than 250 grams of uranium 235...
Page 160 - byproduct material' means (1) any radioactive material (except special nuclear material) yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear material, and (2) the tailings or wastes produced by the extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for its source material content. "f. The term 'Commission...
Page 31 - nuclear incident- means any occurrence including an extraordinary nuclear occurrence within the United States causing within or outside the United States bodily injury, sickness, disease, or death, or loss of or damage to property, or loss of use of property, arising out of or resulting from the radioactive, toxic, explosive, or other hazardous properties of source, special nuclear, or byproduct material: Provided, hoirerer.
Page 9 - production facility" means (1) any equipment or device determined by rule of the Commission to be capable of the production of special nuclear material in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public; or (2) any important component part especially designed for such equipment or device as determined by the Commission. w. The term "public liability...
Page 160 - Nuclear material means source material, special nuclear material or byproduct material; Source material, special nuclear material, and byproduct material have the meanings given them in the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, or In any law amendatory thereof; Spent fuel...
Page 94 - person' means (1) any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, Government agency other than the Commission, any State or any political subdivision of, or any political entity within a State, any foreign government or nation or any political subdivision of any such government or nation, or other entity; and (2) any legal successor, representative, agent, or agency of the foregoing.
Page 160 - nuclear incident' means any occurrence within the United States causing bodily injury, sickness, disease, or death, or loss of or damage to property, or for loss of use of property, arising out of or resulting from the radioactive, toxic, explosive, or other hazardous properties of source, special nuclear, or byproduct material...
Page 71 - Against loss by nuclear reaction or nuclear radiation or radioactive contamination, all whether controlled or uncontrolled, and whether such loss be direct or indirect proximate or remote or be in whole or in part caused by, contributed to, or aggravated by the perils insured against in this policy, however, subject to the foregoing and all provisions of this policy, direct loss by fire resulting from nuclear reaction or nuclear radiation or radiation or radioactive contamination is insured against...
Page 160 - ... nuclear reactor" means any apparatus designed or used to sustain nuclear fission in a self-supporting chain reaction or to contain a critical mass of fissionable material; With respect to injury to or destruction of property, the word "injury" or "destruction" includes all forms of radioactive contamination of property.