The term “Commission” means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
42 U.S. Code § 16271. Nuclear energy
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(1) In general
(2) ConsiderationsThe programs carried out under paragraph (1) shall take into consideration the following objectives:
Providing the technical means to reduce the likelihood of nuclear proliferation.
Enabling the private sector to partner with the National Laboratories to demonstrate novel reactor concepts for the purpose of resolving technical uncertainty associated with the objectives described in subparagraphs (A) through (F).
(b) DefinitionsIn this part:
(1) Advanced nuclear reactorThe term “advanced nuclear reactor” means—
(A) a nuclear fission reactor with significant improvements over the most recent generation of nuclear fission reactors, which may include—
a nuclear fusion reactor.
(3) Fast neutron
(4) National Laboratory
(A) In general
(5) Neutron flux