10 CFR 60.7, License Not Required for Certain Preliminary Activities
License not required for certain preliminary activities
The requirement for a license set forth in § 60.3(a) of this part is not applicable to the extent that DOE receives and possesses source, special nuclear, and byproduct material at a geologic repository:
(a) For purposes of site characterization; or
(b) For use, during site characterization or construction, as components of radiographic, radiation monitoring, or similar equipment or instrumentation.