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Category-Subcategory: Critical Infrastructure-Critical Energy Infrastructure Information
Category Description:

Systems and assets, whether physical or virtual, so vital that the incapacity or destruction of such may have a debilitating impact on the security, economy, public health or safety, environment, or any combination of these matters, across any Federal, State, regional, territorial, or local jurisdiction.

Subcategory Description: Critical energy infrastructure information means specific engineering, vulnerability, or detailed design information about proposed or existing critical infrastructure that:
(i) Relates details about the production, generation, transportation, transmission, or distribution of energy;
(ii) Could be useful to a person in planning an attack on critical infrastructure;... and
(iii) Does not simply give the general location of the critical infrastructure.

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Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Sanctions
18 CFR 388.113

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