The Guidelines Applicable to Projects in the Nuclear Sector are an important supplement to the broader Environmental and Social Due Diligence Procedures and Guidelines and are set forth in Annex A-3 of the Guidelines. These special Guidelines are intended to address the particular environmental considerations associated with the safe construction and operation of projects in the nuclear sector, and they incorporate the major health and safety standards, guidelines and recommended procedures established by the International Atomic Energy Agency for commercial nuclear projects. In addition, EXIM Bank's financial support for the export of nuclear equipment, components and/or materials can only proceed pursuant to the issuance of applicable export licenses by the . Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an authorization by the . Department of Energy for the transfer of nuclear technology, in accordance with the Atomic Energy Act, as amended.