Public Hearing on Safety Management of Waste Storage and Processing in the Defense Nuclear Facilities Complex

May 22, 2019 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
625 Indiana Ave, NW
Room 352
Washington, DC 20004

The public hearing previously scheduled for May 22, 2019, is being rescheduled to maximize panelist participation. A new date will be posted shortly.

The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) will hold a public hearing at its Washington, DC Headquarters. The DNFSB’s goals are (1) to discuss Department of Energy (DOE) actions to strengthen the safety posture of solid waste operations and (2) gather information on safety controls to address the vulnerabilities associated with handling and processing solid nuclear wastes.

The public is invited to attend and participate in the public comment portion of the hearing. Individuals interested in speaking during the public comment period are encouraged to pre-register by submitting a request in writing to (link sends e-mail) (link sends e-mail) or by telephone to the Office of the General Counsel at (202) 694–7000 or (800) 788-4016. Individuals may also submit written comments both prior to and at the hearing.

Documentation related to the public hearing is available below.  Additional documentation will be posted as it becomes available.