Recent Board Activity

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7/31/2008 Citizen Action New Mexico Executive Director David McCoy Concerns about Safety Issues at Sandia National Laboratory A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/31/2008 Citizen Action New Mexico Executive Director David McCoy Concerns about Safety Issues at Sandia National Laboratory A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/31/2008 Citizen Action New Mexico Executive Director David McCoy Concerns about Safety Issues at Sandia National Laboratory A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/16/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing within 30 Days of Issuance of NNSA's Upcoming Report to Provide Safety Rationale for Future Use of CMR A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/23/2007 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report and Briefing within 60 Days for a Safety Rationale and Schedule for Safe Operation of CMR A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/1/2007 Improving Safety at Los Alamos National Laboratory A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/18/2007 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for Report and Briefing within 45 Days Describing Risks, Pathway and Strategy for LANL Transuranic Operations A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/13/2006 Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER) Report, "Weapons Plutonium in Los Alamos Soil and Waste: Environmental, Health, and Security Implications" A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/29/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing within One Week Providing Risk Mitigation Strategy for Los Alamos "3-Month Strategic Pause" A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/21/2005 Observations on Los Alamos Briefing on the Resumption of Laboratory Operations and Corrective Action Plans A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/27/2005 Board Responses to Questions from the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, "A Review of Ongoing Management Concerns at Los Alamos National Laboratory" A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/31/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report within 60 Days that Outlines NNSA's Plans and Schedule for Safety-Class System Implementation at the Los Alamos Plutonium Facility A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2006 Report of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER) Titled "Weapons Plutonium in Los Alamos Soil and Waste: Environmental, Health, and Security Implications" A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/24/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for Briefing within 30 Days of CD-1 Approval to Provide NNSA's Rationale for Use of Design-Build Approach for the CMR-R Project John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/2/2005 Acknowledgement of Receipt of "White Paper on Impediments to Quality at Los Alamos National Laboratory" John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/16/2004 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for Briefing within 20 Days Responding to Enclosed Comments and to Include Crosswalk John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/13/2004 Observations of Restart Efforts and Safety Conditions During the Shutdown of Work Activities John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/10/2004 Board Grants Request for Second 90 Day Extension from NNSA for Report on Conduct of Engineering at Los Alamos National Laboratory John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/22/2004 Recognition of Ms. Joanne Lorence of the Los Alamos Site Office - Honored as the 2003 Department of Energy Facility Representative of the Year John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/14/2004 Board Grants NNSA Request for 90 Day Extension for Report on Conduct of Engineering; Response to Board Request of January 27, 2004 John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/3/2004 Briefing on "Safety Basis Academy" Proposed for Establishment at Los Alamos National Laboratory John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/5/2003 Board Denies Request by NNSA for Extension to Reporting Requirement on Defensible Lightning Protection at Los Alamos National Laboratory John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/12/2003 Board Request for Briefing on the Results of the DynEx Project Review of Control Hazards and Facility Utilization at Los Alamos National Laboratory John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/31/2003 Board Request for Notification of Delays in Scheduled Completion of Fire Safety Improvement Projects at Los Alamos National Laboratory John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/24/2003 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report within 30 Days that Documents How DOE Plans to Address Hazards and Implement the Safety Improvements of Defunded Safety-Related Action Plans John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/16/2003 Board Acknowledges Efforts of Mary Ann Rosenthal in Coordinating the Interface between the Board and the Los Alamos National Laboratory John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/15/2000 Design and Construction of Los Alamos Experimental Confinement and Safety Vessels John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/8/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report (Prior to Resumption)from NNSA on the Path Forward for Resumption of Programmatic Operations at Plutonium Facility John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/3/2004 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report within 60 Days Addressing Vital Safety Systems and a Resource-Loaded Schedule Implementing Management Program John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/14/2000 Board Acknowledges Dr. Charles Carrigan's Efforts in Helping to Make David Ralston's Third-Year Internship Assignment a Success John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/28/2009 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing in October, 2009, on Modification or Upgrades Planned for the Fire Suppression System to Provide Safety-Related Function at the Device Assembly Facility, Nevada Test Site A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/4/2011 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report and Subsequent Briefing within 90 Days Addressing Y-12 Contractor's Change in Approach on non-MAA Materials in Building 9720-5 Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/1/2010 Board Acknowledges Correspondence Dated August 16, 2010, Regarding the Safe, Secure Storage of Uranium-233 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Board's Closure of Recommendation 97-1 Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/22/2010 Board Congratulates DOE, NNSA, and the Y-12 Contractors on the Completion of the Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex Peter S. Winokur Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/6/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report and Briefing within 90 Days Describing NNSA's Plans for Improving Reliability of the Water Supply at the Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/17/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing within 90 Days on NNSA's Plans to Clarify the Appropriate Use of Bounding Release Fractions for Accident Analyses at Y-12 and Plans for Applying this Methodology to Existing and Planned Facilities A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/9/2007 Conceptual Design Activities at the Uranium Processing Facility, Y-12 National Security Complex A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/13/2007 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report and Briefing within 6 Months for NNSA to Address Adequacy of the 9212 Complex to Support Safe Operations, with Annual Report and Briefing on UPF and 9212 Complex; Annual Report within 1 Year A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/7/2006 Ground Motion Criteria and Structural Engineering Issues at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/1/2006 Congratulations to William J. Brumley, Manager, NNSA Y-12 Site Office, on the Occaision of His Retirement A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/28/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report within 60 Days on the Completion of Risk Prioritization Activity with Facility Modifications Should the UPF Milestones be Delayed A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/13/2002 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Response within 60 Days by DOE/NNSA/DP and the Y-12 Contractor Addressing Criticality Safety for Operations in Building 9212 John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/30/2002 Progress of the Request for Proposal (RFP) for Obtaining Medical Isotopes from the Uranium-233 Stored at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Shutdown of Building 3019 Complex John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/18/2002 Board Concerns with DOE and DOE-SC Developing a Coherent and Prioritized Plan and Not Aggressively Pursuing the Actions Necessary to Establish and Control the Safety Bases for Hazardous Nuclear Activities John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/15/2001 Board Issues Reporting Requirement that DOE Provide a Report withing 45 Days for Independent Assessment of the Adequacy of the Authorization Basis and Safety Posture for each of Bechtel Jacobs Company's Defense Nuclear Facilities John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/6/2001 Preparations for the Phase I Uranium-233 Inspection and Repackaging Program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/18/2009 Board Commends Mr. Frank Lessing of Boeing Research and Technology for his Outstanding Contribution to the Board's Oversight of the DOE's Nuclear Work at the Pantex Plant John E. Mansfield Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/7/2009 Board Commends Dr. Richard S. Hartley of B&W Pantex for his Seminar on High-Reliability Organizations John E. Mansfield Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/15/2009 Issues Related to the Development and Implementation of Technical Procedures at the Pantex Plant John E. Mansfield Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/8/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement that NNSA Provide a Briefing Prior to Resumption of W76 Operations A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF