Recent Board Activity

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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
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
4/24/2007 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing from NNSA within 30 Days on NNSA's Assessment of the Quality of Technical Procedures for Nuclear and Nuclear Explosive Operations at Pantex A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/30/2007 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing from NNSA within 30 Days on Direct and Indirect Lightning Effects at Pantex A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/15/2006 Thanks and Appreciation to Michael Reaka for Six Years of Dedicated Service as the Pantex Site Office's Liaison to the Board A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/15/2006 Board Requests that NNSA Provide a Completion Date for the Final Assessment Report (DOE Commitment 4 .5.1) Recommendation 98-2 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/16/2006 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing within 30 Days on NNSA's Path Forward to Fulfill Commitment 4.2.2 of the Implementation Plan for Recommendation 98-2 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/9/2006 Potential Safety Issues in Evaluation of Exemption Request for W88 Cell Operations at Pantex A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/14/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report within 30 Days Providing a Path Forward for Required Guidance on Technical Business Practice A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
9/9/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for Annual Briefing Coincident with the Annual Update for the Pantex Pit Management Plan and Accepts Final Report on Recommendation 99-1 A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
6/23/2005 Questions Raised Concerning Safety Issues and Procedures at Pantex Plant by Production Technicians A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/2/2005 Board Issues a Reporting Requirment for a Briefing within 30 Days on the NNSA's Path Forward to Improve Conduct of Operations at the Pantex Plant A. J. Eggenberger Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/15/2004 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for NNSA to Provide a Report within 30 Days on the Impact of Tooling Problems on the Safety of Nuclear Explosive Operations at the Pantex Plant John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/14/2004 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for Monthly Briefing from Senior NNSA Managers on the Status of Commitments under the Recommendation 98-2 Implementation Plan John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
1/20/2004 Board Issues a Reporting Requirment for a Comprehensive Report within 30 Days Documenting a Root-Cause Analysis of Cracked High Explosive Discovered During Weapon Dismantlement John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/9/2003 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for Briefing by DOE on the Recovery Schedule for Accelerated implementation of SS-21 Tooling for W88 Bay Operations John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
7/9/2003 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Report within 30 Days Describing Training Assessments under DOE Order 5480.20A at Pantex John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
3/25/2003 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for NNSA to Provide a Report within 30 Days on Action to Improve Software Quality Assurance for Interactive Electronic Procedures and the Move Right System John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
12/19/2002 Board Accepts DOE's Implementation Plan for Recommendation 98-2 John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
11/13/2002 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for a Briefing from NNSA within 30 Days on Safety-Significant Designation for Continuous Air and Radiation Alarm Monitors John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
8/1/2002 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for NNSA Briefing in 30 Days on Action Taken to Ensure Support of the National Laboratories, the Design Agencies for Nuclear Explosives John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
5/8/2002 Board Accepts DOE Revision to the Implementation Plan for Recommendation 99-1 and DOE May Cease Providing Quarterly Reports on Commitment 5.2.2 John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF
10/2/2001 Board Issues a Reporting Requirement for DOE to Provide a Briefing within 30 Days Containing Details on Procedural Compliance Issues at Pantex and the Corrective Actions Proposed by DOE John T. Conway Letter application/pdf iconPDF