|The NWTRB is an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government. Its sole purpose is to perform independent scientific and technical peer review of the Department of Energy's program for managing and disposing of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel and provide findings & recommendations to Congress, the Secretary of Energy, & the interested public.|
February 9 2017
Fact sheet on Chloride-Induced Stress Corrosion Cracking Potential in Dry-Storage Canisters for Spent Nuclear Fuel
Press Release on Changes at U.S. NWTRB
Report to Congress and the Secretary summarizing Board activities from January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015.
December 8, 2016, letter from the Board to Dr. Monica Regalbuto and Mr. John Kotek following the Board's August 24, 2016, meeting on integration of DOE activities related to transporting and disposing of SNF and HLW.
December 7, 2016, letter to Mr. John Kotek expressing thanks for the participation of DOE personnel in fact-finding meetings held to clarify information from the Board's February 17, 2016, meetings on high-burnup SNF.
The Board's Winter 2017 Board Meeting (February 28-March 1) has been cancelled
Webcast and information from August 24, 2016, Board meeting.
Updated Meeting Calendar
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