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NRC issues order designating first group of facilities eligible to apply for Section 161A weapons preemption authority

07 June 2013

Energy Alert

On 5 June 2013, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued an order designating ten nuclear facilities as eligible to apply to the Commission for Section 161A preemption authority (named for Section 161A of the Atomic Energy Act) to use certain weapons in protection of their plants.

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