Recent Board Activity

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9/30/2011 DOE Approval of the Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) for the Hanford Tank Farms is Now Projected for the End of November 2011 Instead of the End of September 2011 as Previously Communicated via DOE July 25, 2011, Letter to Board David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/30/2011 DOE Response to Board's August 3, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement, Citing a 45-Day Delay Until November 14, 2011, for the Requested Report on Pretreatment Facility Process Vessels at WTP, Hanford Site David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/5/2011 DOE Letter Providing a Report Dated September 29, 2011, Describing Planned Actions to Address Issues with the System for Analysis of Soil-Structure Interaction (SASSI) Computer Code Richard H. Lagdon, Jr. Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/13/2011 Board Believes It Is Vital that the Secretary Assert Federal Control at the Highest Level and Direct, Track, and Validate Corrective Actions to Be Taken to Establish a Strong Safety Culture within the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/13/2011 Board Thanks Dr. Caren Wenner, Dr. Courtney Dornburg and Randy Castillo for Presenting and Arranging a One-Day Short Course in Human Factors Engineering (HFE) for Board Technical Staff on September 15, 2011 Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/19/2011 DOE Acknowledges Board Letter of August 25, 2011, and Notifies Board that B&W Y-12 has Drafted a Conduct of Operations - Performance Improvement Plan Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/3/2011 PUBLIC COMMENT ON 091911 DOE RESPONSE TO RECOMMENDATION 2011-1 - 110311 email from Joseph Carson Joseph Carson Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/8/2011 DOE Reports Completion of One Commitment of Implementation Plan (IP) Revision 6 for Board Recommendation 2001-1 David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/3/2011 PUBLIC COMMENT ON 091911 DOE RESPONSE TO RECOMMENDATION 2011-1 - 110311 email from Philip Pulver Philip Pulver Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/10/2011 DOE Letter Forwarding the Implementation Plan for the Board's Recommendation 2010-2, Pulse Jet Mixing at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Steven Chu Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/14/2011 DOE Response to Board August 19, 2011, Letter Concerning National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Savannah River Site Office (SRS) Tritium Facilities Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/15/2011 DOE Letter Informing the Board that DOE has Completed Deliverable 5.2.3 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2009-2 James J. McConnell Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/16/2011 DOE Response to Board September 13, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement Concerning Ammonia Hazards at the Hanford Site Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/16/2011 DOE Response to Board August 3, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement Concerning the Heat Transfer Analyses for Process Vessels in the Pretreatment Facility, Hanford Site Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/18/2011 DOE Fulfills February 28, 2011, Commitment to Board that the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Would Inform the Board Concerning Proposals for Reducing Costs of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement (CMRR) Project Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/1/2011 Independent Safety and Quality Culture Assessment Team (ISQCA) November 30, 2011, Report, "Assessment and Recommendations for Improving the Safety and Quality Culture at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP)" Nils Diaz Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/7/2011 Board Closes Recommendation 2001-1, High-Level Waste Management at the Savannah River Site (SRS) Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/7/2011 DOE Clarification of Issue Regarding Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Building 331 (B331) Tritium Operations Documented Safety Analysis Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/9/2011 DOE Response to Board October 6, 2011, Reporting Requirement, enclosing the CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility (WESF) Corrective Action Plan (CAP) David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/9/2011 DOE Letter of Appreciation to Board and Board Staff for Contributions to the Review Process for DOE's Safety Directives Daniel B. Poneman Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/21/2011 DOE Response to Board June 24, 2011, Reporting Requirement Outlining Actions Taken or Planned Regarding the Fire Protection Program at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/27/2011 DOE Forwards the Report, "System for Analysis of Soil Structure Interaction (SASSI) Software Quality Assurance Practices" Richard A. Lagdon, Jr. Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/6/2012 DOE Forwards December, 2011, DNFSB Recommendation 2010-1 Milestone 6.1.1 Report, "Evaluation of Improvement Areas for the DOE Safety Analysis Development Standard (DOE-STD-3009)" Dae Y. Chung Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/12/2012 DOE Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2010-2 Implementation Plan Deliverable 5.7.3.4 Dale E. Knutson Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/19/2012 Board Response to November 10, 2011, DOE Letter Enclosing the Implementation Plan for Recommendation 2010-2, Pulse Jet Mixing at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/24/2012 DOE Letter Informing the Board that the DOE has Completed Action 2-1 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2011-1, Safety Culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Daniel B. Poneman Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2012 DOE Explanation of its Conclusion that Operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory's Plutonium Facility (PF-4) Adequately Protect Public Safety Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2012 DOE Letter Requesting Extension to Meet Reporting Requirement Established for Closure of Recommendation 97-2 James J. McConnell Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2012 DOE Letter Informing the Board that the DOE has Completed Action 1-3 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2011-1, Safety Culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/2/2012 DOE Response to Board December 13, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement Concerning the Design, Functionality, and Maintenance of Safety Systems at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Requesting an Additional 30 Days to Answer Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/3/2012 DOE Response to Board November 7, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement Concerning Nuclear Explosive Safety (NES) Issues at the Pantex Plant, Requesting an Additional 30 Days to Answer Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2012 DOE Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2010-2 Implementation Plan (IP) Deliverable 5.7.3.1 Dale E. Knutson Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/24/2012 DOE Letter Informing the Board that DOE has Completed Action 1-4 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Recommendation 2011-1 Matthew Moury Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/28/2012 DOE Letter Informing the Board that DOE has Completed Action 1-2 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Board Recommendation 2011-1 Daniel B. Poneman Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/28/2012 Department of Energy Annual Report on Nuclear Criticality Safety for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/24/2012 DOE Response to Board August 25, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement Concerning Weaknesses with Technical Procedures and their Implementation at the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Y-12 National Security Complex (NSC) Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/27/2012 DOE Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2010-2 Implementation Plan (IP) Deliverable 5.3.3.4 Dale E. Knutson Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2012 DOE Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2010-2 Implementation Plan (IP) Deliverable 5.5.3.4 Dale E. Knutson Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/2/2012 DOE Letter Informing the Board that DOE has Completed Action 1-7 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Recommendation 2011-1 Matthew Moury Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/2/2012 Board Accepts the DOE's 2011-1 Implementation Plan Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/2/2012 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement Concerning the Effectiveness of the Nuclear Explosive Safety (NES) Program at the Pantex Plant Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/2/2012 Board Further Responds to April 21, 2011, Citizen Action New Mexico Letter Regarding the Safe Operation of the Annular Core Research Reactor at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/31/2012 DOE Transmittal of Board Recommendation 2010-2 Implementation Plan (IP) Deliverable 6.3.1- Quarterly Progress Report for October-December 2011 Dale E. Knutson Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/5/2012 DOE Response to Board January 20, 2012, Letter Regarding Wear Allowances in the Design of Piping, Process Vessels, and Pulse Jet Mixers (PJM) at the Hanford Site Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/6/2012 DOE Response to Board November 7, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement Concerning the Review of the Tracking and Closure Process for Nuclear Explosive Safety (NES) Findings at the Pantex Plant Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/8/2012 DOE Response to Board December 13, 2011, Letter which Issued a Reporting Requirement Describing Specific Actions the NNSA has taken or Plans to take to Ensure that Safety Systems at the Plutonium Facility at LLNL can Perform their Safety Functions Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/20/2012 DOE Letter Informing the Board that DOE has Completed Deliverable 5.4.4 of the Implementation Plan (IP) for Recommendation 2009-2, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Plutonium Facility Seismic Safety James J. McConnell Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/27/2012 DOE Request for an Extension of 60 Days to Respond to Board Letter of December 29, 2011, which Issued a Reporting Requirement Concerning Work Planning and Control Issues at the Y-12 National Security Complex Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/30/2012 DOE Request for an Extension of 30 Days to Complete DOE's Response to the Board on June 23, 2011, Regarding the Sludge Treatment Project (STP) at the Hanford Site David Huizenga Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/30/2012 DOE Response to Board March 2, 2012, Letter Regarding the Effectiveness of the Nuclear Explosive Safety (NES) Program at Pantex Donald L. Cook Letter application/pdf iconPDF