Recent Board Activity

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12/7/2010 Appreciation of actions taken by Daniel B. Poneman to address NNSA's initiative to reduce health and safety contract requirements Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/22/2005 Board Requests that Future Changes to 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart 1096 and any OSHA Guidance or Revised Standards on Radiation Protection be Provided to the Board for Comment A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/13/2009 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to Supplement DOE's 2008 Nuclear Criticality Safety Annual Report A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/28/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to NNAA for a Report and Briefing within 60 Days on what Additional Actions will be Taken to Address the Board's Comments on Device Assembly Facility A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/27/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a List of Vital Safety Systems at Each Site and Qualifications of Safety Personnel A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/23/2009 Congratulations to and Presentation of the Board's Views on the State of Nuclear Safety at DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities to Dr. Steven Chu Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/24/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Response within 30 Days on Comments on DOE's Draft Repackaging Prioritization Methodology for Recommendation 2005-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/1/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Response within 30 Days on DOE Manual M441.1, Nuclear Material Packaging Manual A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/19/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report within 60 Days Describing its Plans for the Staging, Assessment, and Disposition of a Damaged Nuclear Weapon or Improvised Nuclear Device, G-Tunnel A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/26/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement that DOE Issue a Report within 120 Days Reviewing Standard 1027 for Areas that Might Benefit from Improvement A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/26/2006 Board Requests Crosswalk on Where the EH Safety Responsibilities will Reside if Decision is Made for DOE and NNSA Reorganization A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/28/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report within 90 Days to Supplement the Nuclear Criticality Safety Report, Year 2005 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/15/2006 Board Requests that the Implementation Plan of July 12, 2006, be Revised and Resubmitted within 30 Days for the Board's Approval for Recommendation 2004-2 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/21/2006 Actions Identified by DOE to Improve its Process for the Design of New Nuclear Facilities A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/22/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report to be Submitted when the CD-3 Approval Request Package is Submitted Addressing Safety Related Issues Identified by Board in March 27, 2006 Board Letter A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/21/2006 Board Finds October 12, 2006, Implementation Plan to be Responsive to Recommendation 2004-1; Board Closes Recommendation 95-2 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/4/2007 Board Commends Sustained Superior Performance A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/18/2007 Board Accepts November 22, 2006 Revision to the Implementation Plan for Recommendation 2005-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/22/2007 Board has Received January 4, 2007, DOE Request for Formal Closure of Recommendation 2002-3 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2007 DOE Environmental Management Expectations for Implementing Aspects of DOE Order 425.1 C, Startup and Restart of Nuclear Facilities A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/21/2009 Requesting DOE provide a report within 60 days regarding delinquent deliverables from DOE's Ventilation System Evaluation Guidance A.J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/13/2007 Board Accepts Revised Implementation Plan for Recommendation 2004-2 Submitted on July 12, 2006 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/23/2007 Thanks for Role in Honoring J. Kenton Fortenberry of the DNFSB During his Receipt of the 2006 Distinguished Rank Award A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/3/2009 Congratulations to Mr. Stanley Watkins on receiving the 2008 DOE Facility Representative of the Year Award A.J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/10/2007 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report within 30 Days to Clarify NNSA's Expectations of the Revised DOE-STD-3016 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/16/2007 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Briefing within 45 Days on Specific Action DOE will Take on Risk Assessment; Board Includes Specific Comments on Draft Department of Energy Risk Assessment Policy for Nuclear Safety A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/6/2007 Recognition of Robert C. Seal of the Idaho Operations Office as 2006 DOE Facility Representative of the Year A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/26/2007 Board Commends Naval Reactors for Outstanding Performance A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/10/2009 Congratulations, Introduction and Forwarding of 3/23/2009 letter to Secretary Steven Chu to Under Secretary Kristina M. Johnson A.J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/8/2007 Board Believes Closure of Recommendation 2000-2 is Appropriate A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/15/2007 NNSA Transfer of Responsibility at Nevada Test Site to the Management and Operations Contractor at NTS A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/28/2009 Urgent concerns about the safety-class vault water bath system and HS-Pu containerization at LANL A.J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/29/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement which Modifies the Annual Reporting Requirement for Closure of Recommendation 97-2 and Issues a One-Time Extension of 60 Days to Previous Deadline A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/28/2009 Request for briefing by NNSA regarding modifications or upgrades to fire suppression systems in the Device Assembly Facility (DAF) at the Nevada Test Site A.J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/10/2009 Expressing concern about a Chairman nominee to replace Dr. A.J. Eggenberger with demonstrated competence and knowledge relevant to the independent investigative and oversight functions of the Board John E. Mansfield Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/5/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report within 90 Days Regarding DOE's Evaluation of Independent Validation, Safety Basis Control A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/15/2009 Requesting a briefing by NNSA regarding actions to strengthen processes used to develop and implement technical procedures, and the schedule for implementing them at the Pantex Plant John E. Mansfield Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/17/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report within 60 Days on the Increased Rejection Rate of HEPA Filters at the Filter Test Facility A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/4/2008 Board Accepts the Implementation Plan for Recommendation 2007-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/18/2009 Reaffirmation of Recommendation 2009-1 based on a partial rejection of the recommendation in DOE's implementation plan with 30 day requirement to respond John E. Mansfield Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/29/2008 Board Closes Recommendation 97-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/28/2009 Board Closes Recommendation 94-1, Considers 94-1 Superceded by Recommendation 2000-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/8/2008 Congratulations to Naval Reactors for Continued Exceptional Performance A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/11/2008 Board to be Notified of any Delays in Anticpated Due Dates for Deliverables from Implementation Plan, Recommendation 2008-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/28/2011 Board's Latest Assessment of Safety Issues Raised Concerning Sandia National Laboratories Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/28/2011 Viable Disposition Paths for Fissile Materials, Savannah River Site Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/25/2011 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report and Briefing within 30 Days Explaining "Expedited" Review Process and Doe Orders 226.1B and 450.2 Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/16/2010 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report and Briefing within 90 Days Detailing Corrective Actions to Bring Savannah River's Procedures into Compliance with the Requirements of Part 830 Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/12/2010 Board Update on Sandia National Laboratory Collocated Storage Holes and Mixed Waste Landfill Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/16/2010 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement to DOE for a Report and Briefing within 90 Days Detailing Corrective Actions to Bring Savannah River's Procedures into Compliance with the Requirements of Part 830 Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF