Source material

What is Source material?

Source material meaning The term “source material “means (1) uranium, thorium, or any other material that is determined by the Atomic Energy Commission pursuant to the provisions of section 61 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, to be source material; or (2) ores containing one or more of the foregoing materials, in such concentration as the Commission may by regulation determine from time to time.


reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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