Recent Board Activity

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5/8/2008 DOE Request for an Additional 60 days to Provide a Report on Actions to Correct the Increased High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filter Testing Failure Rates at the Filter Test Facility Glenn S. Podonsky Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/6/2008 DOE Identification of Actions Taken to Improve the Integration of Safety into the Design of the Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility at Los Alamos Robert L. Smolen Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/1/2008 DOE Document Letter, "2007 Annual Report to Congresss," DOE Activities Relating to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Samuel W. Bodman Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/29/2008 Board Closes Recommendation 97-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/29/2008 Board Considers Recommendation 94-1 to have been Superceded by Recommendation 2000-1 and Closes Recommendation 94-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/29/2008 DOE Notification to the Board that Responsibility for Nuclear Safety Research and Development has been Transferred to Dr. Kevin Greenaugh Robert L. Smolen Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/17/2008 DOE Report on Schedule for Updating Directives Impacted by DOE Standard 1189 Glenn S. Podonsky Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/4/2008 Board Accepts the Implementation Plan for Recommendation 2007-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
4/2/2008 DOE Transmittal of 9212 Continued Safe Operating Oversight Team Annual Report (Y/TIS-302) and The Uranium Processing Facility Project 2007 Annual Report for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Robert L. Smolen Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/28/2008 DOE Request that the Board Provide a Narrow Technical Review of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility Aqueous Processing Design with Respect to Whether the Intent of the Findings and Recommendations of DNFSB/TECH-33 have been Adequately Incorporated Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/28/2008 Board Closes Recommendation 98-1, Resolution of Issues Identified by DOE Internal Oversight A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/25/2008 DOE Response to Board's October 26, 2007 Letter, Concerning the Safety Rationale for Continuing the Operation of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building at the Los Alamos National Laboratory Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/20/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing from NNSA within 60 Days Describing the Risks Associated with Each of the Dismantlement Strategies Being Considered for the B53 Weapon System A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/19/2008 DOE Acknowledges Receipt of the Board's Recommendation 2008-1, Safety Classification of Fire Protection Systems, issued on January 29,2008. Samuel W. Bodman 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
3/11/2008 DOE Response to Board October 16, 2007, Letter that Provided a 60 Day Reporting Requirement Addressing Concerns about the Safety of Nuclear Operations at the Los Alamos National Laboratory Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/29/2008 DOE Notice of Completion of Recommendation 2001-1 Commitment 2.9, Demonstrate the Viability of the Deliquification, Dissolution, and Adjustment of Implementation Plan Jeffrey M. Allison Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/29/2008 DOE Clarification of Specific Commitments Related to the Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2007-1, Safety-Related in Situ Nondestructive Assay of Radioactive Materials Richard H. Lagdon, Jr. Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/26/2008 DOE Letter Regarding Commitment 4.3.2.1 in the Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2002-1, Quality Assurance for Safety Related Software Andrew C. Lawrence Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/22/2008 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement within 60 days Identifying DOE Directives Requiring Revision as a Result of DOE-STD-1189 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/15/2008 DOE Response to Board Letter of February 6, 2008, Regarding the Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility Fire Suppression System Robert L. Smolen Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/14/2008 DOE Implementation of the Operating Experience Program for the NNSA as Specified in Commitment 19 of Implementation Plan, Revision 2, October 2006 Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/7/2008 DOE Commitment 4.2.1.3 of the Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2002-1, re: Gap Analysis Reports Glenn S. Podonsky 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
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
2/4/2008 DOE NNSA Assessment Report for Design Agency Implementation of DOE-NA-STD-3016-2006, Hazard Analysis Reports for Nuclear Explosive Operations William C. Ostendorff Letter application/pdf iconPDF
2/4/2008 NNSA's Completion of Commitment 9C of the Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2004-1, Deliverable - Approved Biennial Program Office Self-Assessments of Safety Function Robert L. Smolen Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/30/2008 NNSA Deliverables Required to Fulfill Commitments 5.1.2 and 5.1.4 of Implementation Plan Responding to Board Recommendation 2007- 1 Robert L. Smolen 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
1/29/2008 DOE Office of Environmental Management Response to Commitments 5.1.1 and 5.1.3 of the Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2007-1 James M. Owendoff 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
1/3/2008 DOE Update on Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2000-1 Robert L. Smolen Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/2/2008 DOE Notes Board's Belief that there is a Reasonable Assurance of Safety in Storing Aluminum-Rich Supernate in Tank 11, Provided Certain Actions are Performed Jeffrey M. Allison Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/28/2007 DOE Letter Regarding the Report on the Implementation of the DOE Operating Experience Program in the Office of EM as Specified in Commitment 19.2 of the Implementation Plan, Revision 2, October 2006 James M. Owendoff Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/21/2007 DOE Letter Regarding NNSA's Plans for Preparing the G-Tunnel for the Limited Possibility that it will be used for Disposition of an Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) Joseph J. Krol Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/21/2007 DOE Letter Regarding the Summary of Actions Taken and Responses to the Three Remaining Questions Regarding the Geotechnical and Seismic Investigations for the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) Facility Design Elizabeth D. Sellers Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/21/2007 DOE Letter Requesting an Additional 90-Day Extension to Provide Report Regarding Safety Rationale for Continuing the Operation of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research (CMR) Building at LANL Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/21/2007 DOE Letter Requesting an Additional 60-Day Extension to Submit Report in order to Provide a More Comprehensive and Informative Description of the Status of Safety Improvements at LANL Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/20/2007 DOE Letter Regarding the Project Underway at the Nevada Test Site. Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/17/2007 DOE Letter Regarding the National Nuclear Security Administration's Utilization of the Materials Accountability and Safeguards System at the Los Alamos National Laboratory Thomas P. D'Agostino Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/10/2007 DOE Transmitting the Office of Environmental Management's Low Priority Facility Review Reports to Satisfy Commitment 8.6.3 in the 2004-2 Implementation Plan, Active Confinement Systems James M. Owendoff Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/30/2007 DOE Letter Summarizing the Results Regarding the Completion of Phase 1 and Phase 2 Assessments of the Safety Management Programs and Safety Related Structures, Systems, and Components at the Device Assembly Facility at the Nevada Test Site Martin J. Schoenbauer Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/23/2007 DOE Letter Regarding the Approval of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Review Plan for the Design Agency (DA) Implementations of DOE-STD-3016-2006, Hazard Analysis Reports for Nuclear Explosive Operations William C. Ostondorff Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/2/2007 DOE Letter Reporting the Results of the Review of NNSA Site Office and Contractor Procedures and Mechanisms for using the 25 Rem Evaluation Guideline as Required under Deliverable 8.9.1 of the Implementation Plan 2004-2, Active Confinement Martin J. Schoenbauer Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/1/2007 Board Announcement of a Public Meeting Regarding the Safety Posture at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Including Actions Taken in Response to the Board's Letter, Dated February 1, 2007, to the ACting Administrator of the NNSA DNFSB Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/1/2007 DOE Transmittal of NNSA Integrated Safety Management Systems Descriptions, NA-1 Supplemental Directive 450.4-1, Which Fulfills Commitment 22C in the 2004-1 Implementation Plan Frank B. Russo Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/1/2007 DOE Reporting Completion of Environmental Management (EM) Portion of Commitment 22D in the 2004-1 Implementation Plan James M. Owendoff Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/26/2007 DOE Letter Regarding the Savannah River Site Life-Cycle Liquid Waste Disposition System Plan, Revision 14 Jeffrey M. Allison Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/24/2007 DOE Letter Regarding Commitments 2.9, 2.10, and 2.13 for the DOE's Implementation Plan for Board Recommendations 2001-1, High-Level Waste Management at the Savannah River Site Samuel W. Bodman Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/24/2007 DOE Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2007-1, Safety-Related in Situ Nondestructive Assay of Radioactive Materials Samuel W. Bodman Letter application/pdf iconPDF