Departmental Representative to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board



    Most Recent Correspondence    



June 15, 2021, Board letter providing its evaluation of the weapon response technical basis at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and identifying opportunities for improvement for NNSA consideration.
June 15, 2021, Board letter providing the results of its review of the design and safety basis documents associated with the Critical Decision-1 milestone for the Tritium Finishing Facility at the Savannah River Site for DOE’s use and information.
June 10, 2021, Board letter transmitting its Technical Report (DNFSB-TECH-47) entitled, Seismic Hazard Assessment, and establishing a 90-day reporting requirement for a report and briefing on DOE’s implementation of Order 420.1C, Facility Safety requirement to periodically assess the seismic hazard.
June 9, 2021, Board letter providing the results of its review of the reliability of safety structures, systems, and components at three facilities at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for DOE’s use and information.
June 9, 2021, Board letter establishing a 60-day reporting requirement for NNSA to provide a report on the status of its actions to holistically address the issues raised in the Board’s review of Training and Qualification Program and Conduct of Operations Implementation at the Pantex Plant, including how these actions will be maintained during contract transition.
June 1, 2021, Board letter reaffirming and revising Recommendation 2020-1, Nuclear Safety Management.
June 1, 2021, Board letter regarding its planned July 13, 2021, virtual public hearing and meeting regarding the status of the Savannah River Site (SRS) as well as the ongoing actions at the Savannah River Tritium Enterprise facilities and inviting DOE to confirm participants by June 11, 2021.
March 30, 2021, Department letter and report responding to the DNFSB letter dated September 24, 2020, regarding transuranic waste storage, handling, and processing across Los Alamos National Laboratory.
March 23, 2021, Board letter providing a courtesy copy of the DNFSB Annual Report to Congress for Calendar Year 2020.
February 25, 2021, Board letter congratulating Secretary Granholm on her confirmation as the Secretary of Energy and requesting an opportunity to meet with the Secretary to discuss the memorandum of understanding between our two agencies as well as safety challenges and opportunities.

    Chronological Listing    

A Chronological Listing of all correspondence, reports, and memorandum between the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) and the Department of Energy (DOE) by Year - Month - Day.

Chronological Listing:
2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 - 2000 | 1999 - 1990

     Board Recommendations     

A listing of all correspondence, reports, memorandum, and DOE implementation plans related to a specific DNFSB Recommendations (see About Board Recommendations) between DOE and the DNFSB by Year - Month - Day.

All Board Recommendations

Open Board Recommendations: 2020-1 | 2019-2 | 2019-1 | 2012-1

     Correspondence by Site     

Board correspondence and other documents sorted by applicable DOE site.

Hanford | INL | LANL | LLNL | NNSS | Pantex | SNL | SRS | WIPP | Y-12/ORNL | Other

     Reports to Congress     

Reports to Congress On Board-Related Activities

     Public Hearings and Meetings     

Board Public Meetings and Hearings

     DOE Briefings to DNFSB     

DOE Briefings to DNFSB

     Board Technical Reports     

Board Technical Reports

     CMRR Certification     

Correspondence - CMRR Certification