Proposed Extension of AEC Indemnity Legislation: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Legislation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session ... June 22, 23, and 24, 1965
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965 - 459 pàgines
Considers H.R. 8496 and companion S. 2042, to extend the Price-Anderson Act for 10 years and to reduce governmental liability for nuclear incidents. Includes article by David F. Cavers, "Improving Financial Protection of the Public Against the Hazards of Nuclear Power," Harvard Law Review, Feb. 1964 (p. 396-440).
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Pàgina 286 - Theoretical Possibilities and Consequences of Major Accidents in Large Nuclear Power Plants" USAEC Report WASH-740, March 1957.
Pàgina 430 - Member countries : Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. The...
Pàgina 334 - ... any equipment or device used for the processing, fabricating or alloying of special nuclear material if at any time the total amount of such material in the custody of the insured at the premises where such equipment or device is located consists of or contains more than 25 grams of plutonium or uranium 233 or any combination thereof, or more than 250 grams of uranium 235...
Pàgina 346 - public liability" means any legal liability arising out of or resulting from a nuclear incident, except: (i) claims under State or Federal workmen's compensation acts of employees of persons indemnified who are, employed at the site of and in connection with the activity where the nuclear incident occurs...
Pàgina 290 - Against loss by nuclear reaction or nuclear radiation or radioactive contamination, all whether controlled or uncontrolled, and whether such loss be direct or indirect proximate or remote or be in whole or in part caused by, contributed to, or aggravated by the perils insured against in this policy, however, subject to the foregoing and all provisions of this policy, direct loss by fire...
Pàgina 346 - Public liability' also includes damage to property of persons indemnified: Provided, That such property is covered under the terms of the financial protection required, except property which is located at the site of and used in connection with the activity where the nuclear incident occurs.
Pàgina 151 - ... d. a program to encourage widespread participation in the development and utilization of atomic energy for peaceful purposes to the maximum extent consistent with the common defense and security and with the health and safety of the public; e.
Pàgina 333 - byproduct material' means (1) any radioactive material (except special nuclear material) yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear material, and (2) the tailings or wastes produced by the extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for its source material content. "f. The term 'Commission...
Pàgina 334 - nuclear incident" means any occurrence, including an extraordinary nuclear occurrence, within the United States causing, within or outside the United States, bodily injury, sickness, disease, or death, or loss of or damage to property, or loss of use of property, arising out of or resulting from the radioactive, toxic, explosive, or other hazardous properties of source, special nuclear, or byproduct material...