WHO WE ARE

The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Board) is an independent federal agency in the executive branch of the U.S. Federal Government. The Board's purpose is to perform independent technical and scientific peer review of the U.S. Department of Energy's activities related to managing and disposing of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel.  The Board reports its findings & recommendations to Congress and the Secretary of Energy.

Webcast - Spring 2019 Workshop - April 25, 2019

Webcast link for Spring 2019 Workshop - April 24-25, 2019 - Burlingame, CA

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  • May
    08

    Spring 2019 Workshop - April 24-25, 2019

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a workshop on Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25, 2019, on recent advances in repository science and operations from international underground research laboratory (URL) collaborations.

  • Nov
    01

    Fall 2018 Board Meeting - October 24, 2018

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on October 24, 2018, to review DOE R&D activities related to managing and disposing of commercial spent nuclear fuel.

  • Jun
    19

    Summer 2018 Board Meeting - June 13, 2018

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a public meeting in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The meeting considered technical issues that needed to be addressed in developing a large, nationwide effort to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW).

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