10 CFR § 1014.1 - Scope of regulations.
(a) These regulations shall apply only to claims asserted under the Federal Tort Claims Act, as amended, accruing on or after January 18, 1967, for money damages against the United States for injury to, or loss of, property or personal injury or death caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of any employee of the Department of Energy (DOE) while acting within the scope of office or employment.
(b) The terms DOE, Department, and Department of Energy as used in this part mean the agency established by the Department of Energy Organization Act (Pub. L. 95-91), 42 U.S.C. 7101, et seq., including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, but do not include any contractor of the Department.
(c) The regulations in this part supplement the Attorney General's regulations in part 14 of chapter 1 of title 28 CFR as amended. Those regulations, including subsequent amendments thereto, and the regulations in this part apply to the consideration by DOE of administrative claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act.