The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board has made a Recommendation to the Secretary of Energy concerning adequate protection of public health and safety in the event of an energetic accident at the Tritium Facilities at the Savannah River Site. Pursuant to the requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is publishing the Recommendation and associated correspondence with the Department of Energy and requesting comments from interested members of the public.
Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) will hold a Public Hearing regarding safety management of waste storage and processing in the defense nuclear facilities complex. Following recent incidents at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), the purpose of this Public Hearing is to gather information and discuss Department of Energy (DOE) actions to strengthen the safety posture of solid nuclear waste operations.