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--The IAEA Board of Governors provisionally approved a system of

safeguards for reactors larger than 100 thermal megawatts. This system

was endorsed by the Seventh General Conference of the IAEA.

--The first shipment of irradiated reactor fuel was returned from Swe

den.

--Through 1965 the Commission made 20 reactor grants totalling $7

million and had commitments for six others to be paid upon completion of

the reactors.

--A U.S. delegation toured Soviet peaceful atomic energy installations.

--The Commission program for participation in, and financial support

of, selected international conferences on atomic energy included 11 IAEA conferences, 4 sponsored by other international organizations, and 20 held

under the auspices of U.S. organizations.

1964

--Through 1964 the Commission distributed abroad special nuclear and

other materials with a total value of $117.5 million.

Of these, sales ac

counted for $66.9 million; lease, $31.7 million; and deferred payment ar

rangements, $18.9 million.

--President Johnson signed into law on August 26, an amendment to the

Atomic Energy Act of 1954 providing for private ownership of special nu

clear materials.

--Approximately 280 exports and 20 imports of special nuclear mate

rials were made.

There were 12 shipments of irradiated fuel elements

from research reactors in Sweden and Canada to the United States.

--The IAEA Board of Governors unanimously voted to apply a system

of safeguards for reactors with a power rating greater than 100 thermal

megawatts.

--Ten trilateral agreements were signed for the IAEA administration of safeguards to replace those previously administered by the United States.

--The Third United Nations International Conference on the Peaceful

Uses of Atomic Energy was held.

--The Yankee Atomic Electric Co. reactor at Rowe, Mass, was placed

under IAEA safeguards and the first inspection was carried out in November.

.

1965

--More than 21 of the nations with which the United States had agree

ments for cooperation agreed to the administration by the IAEA of safeguards

over U.S. - supplied nuclear materials and equipment.

--Three power reactors fueled with enriched uranium were contracted for by other countries for a total of 15 power reactors, built, under con

struction, or planned abroad using U.S. -produced enriched uranium,

--The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy submitted a report to the White House Conference on International Cooperation.

--The Ninth General Conference of the IAEA gave final approval to a

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simplified and strengthened safeguards system.

--At the end of 1965, 22 of 26 grants for research reactors made be.

tween 1956 and 1962 were made.

-- The Commission authorized the formation of a Technical Advisory Panel on Peaceful Use Safeguards to advise the Commission on technical

matters relating to the development and implementation of improved safeguards procedures.

--At the close of 1965 some 30 shipments of spent reactor fuel from

abroad had been sent to the Commission's Savannah River Plant and the

Idaho Chemical Processing Plant.

--By mid-1965 the Commission had distributed abroad through sale, lease and deferred payment sales, special nuclear and other materials with

an approximate value of $141.7 million.

1966

--LAEA safeguards were extended to cover processing plants, a move

that was proposed and strongly supported by the United States.

--The United States offered at the eighteen-nation Disarmament Conference in Geneva, in cooperation with Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc., to make the NFS plant for chemical processing of irradiated fuel available

to the IAEA

develop and test safeguards techniques and to gain experience

and training for Agency safeguards inspectors.

--The Commission issued criteria for the supply of uranium enrichment services to foreign customers. These criteria included: assurance of longterm availability at stable prices of enriched uranium; and non-discrimina

tory terms and conditions of supply to be as nearly as possible identical between foreign and domestic customers.

--During 1966 there were 21 shipments of spent fuel to the United States

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for other nations.

--As of mid-1966 the AEC had distributed abroad through sale, lease

and deferred payment sales, special nuclear and other materials worth about

$214.4 million.

1967

--The 11th General Conference of the IAEA considered the United States'

suggestion for the extension of the IAEA safeguards system to fuel fabri

cation plants.

--The Commission noted the heightened interest in peaceful nuclear ener

gy by Latin American countries.

--President Johnson announced that when safeguards are applied under a

nonproliferation treaty for nuclear weapons "... the United States will permit the International Atomic Energy Agency to apply its safeguards to all nuclear

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activities in the United States--excluding only those with direct national security significance..." (December 2.)

--Two liaison meetings with EURATOM officials were held on safe

guards procedures relating to fuel fabrication, especially plants fabricating

fuel elements from plutonium and highly enriched uranium.

--The Commission signed its first contract to provide uranium toll enrichment services for a reactor in a foreign country. (Sweden.)

--Thirty-one shipments of spent research reactor fuel were made to

the United States for processing.

--As of mid-1967, the AEC had distributed aborad through sale, lease,

and deferred payment sales, special nuclear and other materials worth about

$266,4 million.

1968

--The Non Proliferation Treaty was opened for signature, 80 nations

signed it.

--IAEA safeguards system was extended to cover fuel conversion and

fabrication plants.

--The Commission adopted a new policy to deliver enriched uranium

as long as five years in advance of the time of actual need.

--As of mid-1968, the Commission had distributed abroad through sale

and lease, and deferred payment sales, special nuclear and other materials

worth about $313, 3 million.

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--The Commission negotiated the sale of 850 tons of heavy water, worth

$42 million for use in Canada, Germany, and Sweden.

--There were 13 shipments of highly enriched research fuel to the

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United States for reprocessing.

1969

--Toll enrichment became the preferred method of supplying enriched

uranium for reactors abroad.

--Approximately 40 foreign exchange arrangements for information on nuclear science and technology continued.

--A new series of workshops for foreign nationals was held at the Ar

gonne National Laboratory.

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--As of mid-1969, the Commission had distributed abroad through sale,

lease and

deferred payment sales, special nuclear material and other

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