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3 edition of Atomic Energy Act of 1946. found in the catalog.

Atomic Energy Act of 1946.

Atomic Energy Act of 1946.

hearings before the United States Senate Special Committee on Atomic Energy, Seventy-Ninth Congress, second session, on Feb. 18, 19, 27, 1946.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy -- Research -- United States.

  • About the Edition

    Considers (79) S. 1717.

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 427-496 p.
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22309497M

    President Harry Truman signed the Atomic Energy Act 68 years ago this month – Aug. 1, to be exact. The act set up the Atomic Energy Commission, a civilian agency charged with managing the nuclear technology developed during WWII. Later, the AEC was divided into two agencies – the NRC and the Department of Energy. The Manhattan Project opened the door to a new energy source for the world. After the war had ended, Einstein’s description of “a new and important source of energy,” was fulfilled by the Atomic Energy Act of , providing guidelines for the safe and appropriate use of this potent new form of energy.

    While the Atomic Energy Act go reversed the purpose of developing nuclear power, turning the energy into productive and peaceful uses, there still remained dangers. Nuclear disasters such as Chernobyl, Russia and Fukushima, Japan are among tragic occurrences that . The Atomic Energy Act of , also known as the McMahon Act, was signed into law by President Truman during August. The act created the civilian-controlled United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The AEC was used to oversee the creation of nuclear weapons and to research and implement the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

    An early champion of atomic energy, Holifield's efforts contributed to the establishment of the Atomic Energy Act of and earned him a place on the JCAE. His recommendation on the H-bomb led to the development of this new weapon nine months before the Russians. Dec 31,  · THE ATOMIC ENERGY ACT. Commencement: 29 December, An Act to establish an Atomic Energy Control Board; to make provision for the control of atomic energy and radioactive materials, the protection of the public from dangers arising from the use of. materials or devices capable of producing ionizing radiation and for.


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CLASSIFICATION UNDER THE ATOMIC ENERGY ACT INTRODUCTION The Atomic Energy Act of was the first and, other than its successor, the Atomic Energy Act ofto date the only U.S. statute to establish a program to restrict the dissemination of information.

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Abstract. This pamphlet traces the history of the Atomic Energy Commission's twenty-eight year stewardship of the Nation's nuclear energy program, from the signing of the Atomic Energy Act on August 1,to the signing of the Energy Reorganization Act on October 11, May 17,  · It is from the Atomic Energy Act of that the concept "born classified" came to be, and it was the Atomic Energy Commission that would oversee the.

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