10 CFR 960.5-2-1 - Population density and distribution.

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§ 960.5-2-1 Population density and distribution.
(a) Qualifying condition. The site shall be located such that, during repository operation and closure, (1) the expected average radiation dose to members of the public within any highly populated area will not be likely to exceed a small fraction of the limits allowable under the requirements specified in § 960.5-1(a)(1), and (2) the expected radiation dose to any member of the public in an unrestricted area will not be likely to exceed the limit allowable under the requirements specified in § 960.5-1(a)(1).
(b) Favorable conditions.
(1) A low population density in the general region of the site.
(2) Remoteness of site from highly populated areas.
(c) Potentially adverse conditions.
(1) High residential, seasonal, or daytime population density within the projected site boundaries.
(2) Proximity of the site to highly populated areas, or to areas having at least 1,000 individuals in an area 1 mile by 1 mile as defined by the most recent decennial count of the U.S. census.
(d) Disqualifying conditions. A site shall be disqualified if—
(1) Any surface facility of a repository would be located in a highly populated area; or
(2) Any surface facility of a repository would be located adjacent to an area 1 mile by 1 mile having a population of not less than 1,000 individuals as enumerated by the most recent U.S. census; or
(3) The DOE could not develop an emergency preparedness program which meets the requirements specified in DOE Order 5500.3 (Reactor and Non-Reactor Facility Emergency Planning, Preparedness, and Response Program for Department of Energy Operations) and related guides or, when issued by the NRC, in 10 CFR part 60, subpart I, “Emergency Planning Criteria.”

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U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

§ 2000d - Prohibition against exclusion from participation in, denial of benefits of, and discrimination under federally assisted programs on ground of race, color, or national origin

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

42 U.S. Code § 2000d–4a - “Program or activity” and “program” defined

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

§ 2011 - Congressional declaration of policy

§ 2012 - Congressional findings

§ 2013 - Purpose of chapter

§ 2014 - Definitions

§ 2015 - Transfer of property

§ 2015a - Cold standby

§ 2015b - Scholarship and fellowship program

§ 2015c - Partnership program with institutions of higher education

§ 2016 - Repealed.

§ 2017 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 2017a - Omitted

42 U.S. Code § 1975e, 1975f - Omitted

§ 2017b - Omitted

§ 2018 - Agency jurisdiction

§ 2019 - Applicability of Federal Power Act

§ 2020 - Licensing of Government agencies

§ 2021 - Cooperation with States

§ 2021a - Storage or disposal facility planning

§ 2021b - Definitions

§ 2021c - Responsibilities for disposal of low-level radioactive waste

§ 2021d - Regional compacts for disposal of low-level radioactive waste

§ 2021e - Limited availability of certain regional disposal facilities during transition and licensing periods

§ 2021f - Emergency access

§ 2021g - Responsibilities of Department of Energy

§ 2021h - Alternative disposal methods

§ 2021i - Licensing review and approval

§ 2021j - Radioactive waste below regulatory concern

§ 2022 - Health and environmental standards for uranium mill tailings

§ 2023 - State authority to regulate radiation below level of regulatory concern of Nuclear Regulatory Commission

§ 7101 - Definitions

§ 10101 - Definitions

§ 10102 - Separability

§ 10103 - Territories and possessions

§ 10104 - Ocean disposal

§ 10105 - Limitation on spending authority

§ 10106 - Protection of classified national security information

§ 10107 - Applicability to atomic energy defense activities

§ 10108 - Applicability to transportation