Generally authorized activities.
In accordance with section 57b(2) of the Atomic Energy Act, the Secretary of Energy has determined that the following activities are generally authorized, provided no sensitive nuclear technology is transferred:
Furnishing public information as defined in § 810.3 ;
Furnishing information or assistance to prevent or correct a current or imminent radiological emergency posing a significant danger to the health and safety of the off-site population, provided the Department of Energy is notified in advance and does not object;
Furnishing information or assistance, including through continuing programs, to enhance the operational safety of an existing civilian nuclear power plant in a country listed in § 810.8(a) or to prevent, reduce, or correct a danger to the health and safety of the off-site population posed by a civilian nuclear power plant in such a country; provided the Department of Energy is notified in advance by certified mail, return receipt requested, and approves the use of the authorization in writing; the Department will notify the applicant of the status of the request within 30 days from the date of receipt of the notification.
Implementing the Agreement between the United States of America and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in the United States;
Participation in exchange programs approved by the Department of State in consultation with the Department of Energy;
Participation approved by a U.S. Government agency in IAEA programs, and activities of IAEA employees whose employment was approved by the U.S. Government;
Participation in open meetings as defined in § 810.3 that are sponsored by educational, scientific, or technical organizations or institutions;
Otherwise engaging directly or indirectly in the production of SNM outside the United States in ways that:
Do not involve any of the countries listed in § 810.8(a); and
Do not involve production reactors, accelerator-driven subcritical assembly systems, enrichment, reprocessing, fabrication of nuclear fuel containing plutonium, production of heavy water, or research reactors, or test reactors, as described in § 810.8 (c)(1) through (6).
[51 FR 44574, Dec. 10, 1986, as amended at 58 FR 39639, July 26, 1993; 65 FR 16127, Mar. 27, 2000]