Notwithstanding any provision of title 18, the Secretary of Energy may take such actions described in subsection (b)(1) that are necessary to mitigate the threat (as defined by the Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation) that an unmanned aircraft system or unmanned aircraft poses to the safety or security of a covered facility or asset.
50 U.S. Code § 2661. Protection of certain nuclear facilities and assets from unmanned aircraft
(b) Actions described
(1) The actions described in this paragraph are the following:
Disrupt control of the unmanned aircraft system or unmanned aircraft, without prior consent, including by disabling the unmanned aircraft system or unmanned aircraft by intercepting, interfering, or causing interference with wire, oral, electronic, or radio communications used to control the unmanned aircraft system or unmanned aircraft.
(e) DefinitionsIn this section:
(1) The term “covered facility or asset” means any facility or asset that is—
identified by the Secretary of Energy for purposes of this section;
 See References in Text note below.