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Draft Public Guidelines to Department of Energy Classification of Information

Draft Public Guidelines to Department of Energy Classification of Information

Office of Declassification
U.S. Department of Energy
Washington, D.C. 20545

June 27, 1994

Contents

1. FOREWORD
2. INTRODUCTION
Purpose
Underlying Principle
Classification Guides
Public Disclosure
Access to Classified Information
Other Control Measures
Declassification Criteria
Criteria
Format and Use
3. GUIDELINES
3.1. NUCLEAR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
3.2. SOURCE MATERIALS
3.3. NUCLEAR MATERIALS PRODUCTION
A. REACTOR PRODUCTS
B. ISOTOPE SEPARATION
Gaseous Diffusion
Gas Centrifuge
Laser Isotope Separation
Other Methods of Isotope Separation
3.4 NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVES
A. WEAPONS SCIENCE
Properties of Matter
Hydrodynamics and Radiation Transport
Transport of Neutrons, Photons, and Charged Particles
B. DESIGN
C. TESTING
D. WEAPON EFFECTS
E. VULNERABILITY AND HARDENING
F. MANUFACTURING, PRODUCTION, DISMANTLEMENT, STOCKPILE, AND STORAGE
G. MATERIALS
H. SPECIAL APPLICATIONS
Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF)
Nuclear Directed Energy Weapons (NDEW)
3.5 ARMS CONTROL
3.6 SAFEGUARDS AND SECURITY
A. SNM CONTROL AND ACCOUNTABILITY
B. PHYSICAL PROTECTION
C. THREATS AND ATTACKS
D. VULNERABILITIES
E. COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY
3.7 PRODUCTION OF NUCLEAR ENERGY
A. CIVILIAN POWER, RESEARCH, AND TEST REACTORS
B. MILITARY NUCLEAR POWER AND PROPULSION SYSTEMS
3.8 ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH
3.9 NUCLEAR PROGRAMMATIC INFORMATION
APPENDICES
APPENDIX 1. GLOSSARY
APPENDIX 2. INFORMATION CONTROL PROVISIONS OF ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF 1954, AS AMENDED (EXCERPTS)
APPENDIX 3. BIBLIOGRAPHY
PUBLIC LAWS
EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND DEPARTMENTAL ORDERS
REGULATIONS
CLASSIFICATION GUIDE
REPORT
FOOTNOTES

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