NUCLEAR REACTORS, MATERIALS, AND WASTE

Nuclear power accounts for approximately 20 percent of our nation's electrical generation, provided by 99 commercial nuclear plants.

The sector includes:

  • Nuclear power plants.

  • Non-power nuclear reactors used for research, testing, and training.

  • Manufacturers of nuclear reactors or components.

  • Radioactive materials used primarily in medical, industrial, and academic settings.

  • Nuclear fuel cycle facilities.

  • Decommissioned nuclear power reactors.

  • Transportation, storage, and disposal of nuclear and radioactive waste.

The Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste Sector's Specific Agency is the Department of Homeland Security. 

Sector Specific Plans:

Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste Sector Specific Plans

Centers of Excellence:

Center of Excellence for Awareness & Localization of Explosives-Related Threats 

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