Departmental Representative to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board



    Most Recent Correspondence    



June 27, 2022, Department of Energy Implementation Plan (IP) for Recommendation 2020-1, Nuclear Safety Requirements
June 22, 2022, Department letter acknowledging the Board's January 24, 2022, letter on the Conceptual Design (CD-1) for the Savannah River Plutonium Processing Facility (SRPPF) at SRS.
June 16, 2022, Board letter establishing a 90-day reporting requirement for a report and briefing to address safety questions related to the nuclear criticality safety program at the National Criticality Experiments Research Center at NNSS.
June 16, 2022, Board letter establishing a 45-day reporting requirement for a written response on implementation of the unreviewed safety question (USQ) process following a probabilistic seismic hazard analysis (PSHA) update as detailed in the DNFSB Technical Report (TECH-47), Seismic Hazard Assessments.
June 12, 2022, Department letter responding to the Board letter dated January 6, 2022, regarding safety concerns with pit staging at the Pantex Plant.
June 1, 2022, Supplementary Agreement for Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
May 12, 2022, Department letter noting that DOE/NNSA to provide the response to the Board's letter dated January 6, 2022, regarding the Los Alamos National Laboratory on-site Transportation Safety Document by July 6, 2022.
May 10, 2022, Board letter transmitting its review of the breakdown of Pantex's external dosimetry program and establishing a reporting requirement for a written report and briefing - within 90 and 120 days, respectively - on lessons learned from the Pantex external dosimetry program breakdown and actions to prevent recurrence at Pantex and other defense nuclear facilities.
March 30, 2022, Department letter providing the FY 2021 Annual Nuclear Criticality Safety Program Metrics report.
March 15, 2022, Department letter responding to the Board letter dated November 24, 2021, regarding DOE's approval of Critical Decision-1 for the Los Alamos Plutonium Pit Production Project (LAP4) and describing DOE's strategy for the Plutonium Facility ventilation system.

    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:
2022 | 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