DOE 5500.7A, Vital Records Protection Program (January 9, 1987): Establishes policy and requirements
for protection of vital DOE records.
DOE 5500.8, Energy Emergencies Planning and Management (July 5, 1989): Establishes responsibilities
and authorities associated with responses to Energy Emergencies.
DOE 5500.9, Emergency Planning, Preparedness, and Response to Continuity of Government
Emergencies (November 16, 1990): Provides for coordination and direction of DOE activities involving
Continuity of Government Emergencies.
DOE 5500.10, Emergency Readiness Assurance Program (April 30, 1991): Establishes requirements for
assuring the continued readiness of the Emergency Management System for response to an emergency.
DOE 5530.1, Response to Accidents and Significant Incidents Involving Nuclear Weapons (January 28,
1983): Establishes DOE policy for response to accidents and significant incidents involving nuclear
DOE 5610.3, Program to Prevent Accidental or Unauthorized Nuclear Explosive Detonations
(December 18, 1980), Chapter VIII, "Nuclear Explosive Occurrence Reporting, Analysis, and Information
Dissemination Program: Establishes a program whereby operating experiences, unusual occurrences, and
incidents or accidents occurring during operations with nuclear explosives and having potential nuclear safety
implications are reported and analyzed.
DOE 5630.11, Safeguards and Security Program (January 22, 1988): Establishes the policy and
responsibilities for the DOE Safeguards and Security Program.
DOE 5631.5, Violation of Laws, Losses, and Incidents of Security Concern (February 12, 1988): Sets forth
Departmental procedures to assure timely and effective investigation and other follow-up action relating to
violations of Federal laws and to certain losses with security implications.
2. EXECUTIVE ORDERS, STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
Executive Order 12344, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, as codified in 42 U.S.C. 7158: Assigns to
the Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program the responsibility for prescribing and enforcing
operational safety standards and regulations for naval nuclear facilities.
Executive Order 12580, Superfund Implementation (January 29, 1987): Delegates responsibilities for
implementation of CERCLA, as amended, to various federal agencies.
Executive Order 12656, Assignment of Emergency Preparedness Responsibilities (November 18, 1988):
Describes the responsibilities of the Federal departments and agencies in national security emergencies.
Executive Order 12856, Federal Compliance With Right-to-Know Laws and Pollution Prevention
Requirements (August 6, 1993): Requires federal agency compliance with EPCRA.