What We Do

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.

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  • Feb
    17

    Winter 2016 Board Meeting - February 17, 2016

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board met in Knoxville, Tennessee, on February 17, 2016, to review U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) activities related to extended storage and transportation of high burnup spent nuclear fuel (HBF).

  • Nov
    19

    2013 Board Technical Workshop - November 18-19, 2013

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review board held a meeting on November 18-19, 2013, to identify issues related to how the use of large dry-storage canisters by nuclear utilities for onsite storage will affect future handling, storage, transportation and geologic disposal of spent nuclear fuel (SNF)

  • Oct
    31

    Fall 2012 Board Meeting - October 17, 2012

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board help a meeting in Idaho Falls, ID on October 17, 2012, to review U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) plans for the packaging, transportation, and disposition of spent nuclear (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW).

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