Site Area Emergency [Energy] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 70.4 [Title 10 -- Energy; Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 70 -- Domestic Licensing Of Special Nuclear Material; Subpart A -- General Provisions], the term Site Area emergency means “events may occur, are in progress, or have occurred that could lead to a significant release of radioactive material and that could require a response by offsite response organizations to protect persons offsite.”