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.

Summer 2022 Board Meeting

The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will hold a hybrid (in-person/virtual) public meeting on Tuesday September 13, 2022, and Wednesday September 14, 2022.
Summer 2022 Board Meeting

Date: September 13-14, 2022

Location: Washington, DC area

Hotel: TBD

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  • May
    02

    Summer 2022 Board Meeting - September 13-14, 2022

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will hold a hybrid (in-person/virtual) public meeting on Tuesday September 13, 2022, and Wednesday September 14, 2022, to review information on the U.S. Department of Energy’s research and development (R&D) program related to geologic disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste in clay-bearing host rocks and R&D on clay-based engineered barriers.

  • Mar
    04

    Winter 2022 Board Virtual Meeting - March 1-2, 2022

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, and Wednesday, March 2, 2022, to review information on the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) activities related to spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW). Specifically, the meeting will cover research and development activities on SNF and HLW storage, transportation, non-site-specific disposal, DOE’s integrated waste management system, and its consent-based siting process to identify federal interim storage facilities.

  • Nov
    15

    Fall 2021 Virtual Board Meeting - November 3-4, 2021

    The NWTRB held a virtual public meeting on November 3-4, 2021 to review information on the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) research and development activities related to the geologic disposal safety assessment framework.

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