Recent Board Activity

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10/18/2014 DOE Analysis on potential changes to the Department of Energy's (DOE's) regulatory framework for developing and reviewing nuclear facility documented safety analyses (DSAs).. Ernest J. Moniz Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/3/2014 DOE Letter Describing Progress the NNSA has made Regarding the DOE's Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2011-1, Safety Culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Frank G. Klotz Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/26/2014 DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2011-1 Implementation Plan Deliverable for Action 2-10 Mark Whitney Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/25/2014 DOE Savannah River Operations Office Letter Regarding Board's Interest in the Disposition of Potentially Reactive Metal Fuels stored in L-Area Disassembly Basin. David C. Moody Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/24/2014 Board Letter regarding potential releases of ammonia at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/24/2014 DOE Office of Science Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2011-1 Implementation Plan Deliverable for Action 2-12 Joseph A. McBrearty Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/23/2014 DOE Office of Science Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2011-1 Implementation Plan Deliverable for Action 2-10 Joseph A. McBrearty Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/23/2014 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES - Deepening U.S. Government Efforts to Collaborate with and Strengthen Civil Society Barack Obama Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/16/2014 DOE NNSA Letter response to Board August 7, 2014, Letter Providing the Board's Perspective on the Safety Challenges Facing the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Frank G. Klotz Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/10/2014 DOE Office of River Protection Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2012-2 Implementation Plan Deliverable for Action 1-2 Kevin W. Smith Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/10/2014 DOE Office of River Protection Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2012-2 Implementation Plan Deliverable for Action 1-3 Kevin W. Smith Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/5/2014 DOE NNSA letter with a list that provides the current plans for resumption of the remaining Los Alamos National Laboratory Plutonium Facility (PF-4) processes James J. McConnell Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/29/2014 DOE Letter enclosing a Summary of the Changes in the Expected Delivery Dates for Certain Deliverables Contained in the DOE's Implementation Plan for Recommendation 2012-2, Hanford Tank Farms Flammable Gas Safety Strategy Ernest J. Moniz Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/28/2014 DOE Response to Board June 18, 2014, Letter, Transmitting the Board's Staff Issue Report, Dated April 16, 2014: "Safety Basis Review of 242-A Evaporator at Hanford." Mark Whitney Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/7/2014 Board Welcome letter for Frank G. Klotz, Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/7/2014 Board letter Concerning the Transuranic Waste Facility Critical Decision 3 Project Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/30/2014 DOE response to Board March 31, 2014 letter closing Recommendation 2005-1 and requesting information regarding DOE updated plan and schedule for implementing DOE Manual 441.1-1 and plans for revising DOE Manual 441.1. Ernest J. Moniz Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/15/2014 Board Closes Recommendation 2004-2, Active Confinement Systems Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/11/2014 DOE Response to Board June 2, 2014 Letter Regarding Concerns with the Protection Against Falling Man Events for Special Tooling Used in Nuclear Explosive Operations at Pantex Steven C. Erhart Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/9/2014 DOE Letter enclosing the DOE Annual Report on Nuclear Criticality Safety for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Daniel B. Poneman Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/30/2014 DOE Completes Action 2-11 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2011-1, Safety Culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) James Hutton Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/30/2014 DOE NNSA Completes Action 2-11 for NNSA of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2011-1, Safety Culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) James J. McConnell Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/29/2014 DOE completes all actions for Board Recommendation 2004-2, Active Confinement Systems Ernest J. Moniz Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/20/2014 DOE Response to Board May 23, 2014, Letter Requesting Evaluation of the Need for an Additional Independent Assessment at the Completion of Startup Testing of the Idaho National Laboratory's Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/2/2014 Board Concerns Regarding Falling Man and Special Tooling at Pantex Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/29/2014 DOE Consolidated Report for Board Recommendation 2011-1 Actions 2-8 and 2-9, Safety Culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Implementation Plan (IP) James Hutton Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/20/2014 Board Recognizes the 2013 DOE Facility Representative of the Year Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/20/2014 Board Recognizes the 2013 DOE Annual Safety System (SSO) Award Recipient Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/16/2014 Board Letter Regarding Criticality Safety at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/16/2014 Board Letter Regarding the State of Operations at Savannah River Site (SRS) Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/2/2014 Board Summary of Sludge Treatment Project Final Design and Safety Basis Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/1/2014 Closure Letter for Recommendation 2004-1 Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/30/2014 Y-12 and Pantex M&O Contract Transition [2014-057] Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/28/2014 DOE Response to Board Concerns Regarding the Design of the Slurry Transport System in the Pretreatment Facility of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) at the Hanford Site David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/23/2014 Board Closes the Remaining Issue Concerning the Preliminary Design and Safety Basis for Phase I of the Sludge Treatment Project (STP) Richland Operations Office (RL) Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/21/2014 Board Letter Regarding the Integration of Safety into the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Design and Validation of Structural Modeling Assumptions for Analyses and Design of the UPF Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/4/2014 DOE Response to Board March 12, 2014, Letter Advising DOE to Thoroughly Evaluate the Ventilation System, Safety Controls and Contingency Plans at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) to Ensure Adequate Protection of the Workers and the Public David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/4/2014 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing on the Actions Identified to Improve the Process to Revise, Update, and Improve the DOE Directives and Technical Standards of Interest to the Board Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/3/2014 DOE Safety Conscious Work Environment (SCWE) Self-Assessment Report for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Y-12 National Security Complex as Required by Action 2-5 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Recommendation 2011-1 James J. McConnell Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/31/2014 Board Closes Recommendation 2005-1, Nuclear Material Packaging and Issues a Reporting Requirement Concerning DOE Manual 441.1-1, Nuclear Materials Packaging Manual Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/28/2014 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing to Identify Emergency Management Resources to Augment WIPP Response Capabilities and Specific Preconditions and Contingency Plans to Ensure Protection of the Public and Workers Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/21/2014 Board's Initial Assessment of Two Recent Events at the DOE's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Carlsbad, New Mexico, the On-Going Response to Them, and Board's Perspectives on Actions Needed to Prevent or Minimize Similar Occurrences Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/19/2014 DOE Report and Plan for the Independent Oversight Evaluation of Line Self-Assessments of Safety Conscious Work Environment for Action 2-7 in DOE's Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2011-1 Glenn S. Podonsky Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/19/2014 DOE Office of River Protection Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2012-2 Implementation Plan Deliverable for Action 4-2 Kevin W. Smith Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/12/2014 Board Advises DOE to thoroughly Evaluate the Safety Controls and Contingency Plans Necessary to Maintain Confinement to Ensure Adequate Protection of the Workers and Public Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/6/2014 DOE's Nuclear Safety Research and Development (NSR&D) Status Report Completing Commitments 7 and 8 in the Implementation Plan (IP) for Recommendation 2004-1, Oversight of Complex, High-Hazard Nuclear Operations Glenn S. Podonsky Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/19/2014 DOE Acknowledges Board November 1, 2013, Letter and Review of DOE Hanford Tank 241-AY-102 Analysis David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/14/2014 DOE Status and Effectiveness Assessment of Actions to Improve Work Planning and Control (WP&C) David M. Klaus Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/11/2014 DOE Response to October 23, 2013, Board Correspondence Concerning the Annual Reporting Requirement for the DOE's Nuclear Criticality Safety Program James J. McConnell Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/5/2014 DOE Response to Board October 23, 2013, Letter Detailing the Program Secretarial Officer's Assessment of the Metrics Used in Performing Line Oversight of Criticality Safety Programs Matthew Moury Letter application/pdf iconPDF