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.

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  • Jun
    24

    Summer 2020 Board Virtual Meeting - July 27-28, 2020

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a virtual public meeting on July 27–28, 2020, to review information on U.S. Department of Energy research and development activities related to disposal in a geologic repository of commercial spent nuclear fuel in dual-purpose canisters.

  • Sep
    03

    Fall 2019 Board Meeting - November 19, 2019

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a public meeting in Alexandria, Virginia, on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, to review information on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) research and development (R&D) activities to drying, packaging, and dry storage of spent nuclear fuel (SNF), including aluminum-clad SNF related.

  • 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.

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