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.

New Director of External Affairs - January 11, 2024

Mr. Christopher R. Burk has been named Director of External Affairs for the Board
Mr. Christopher R. Burk has been named Director of External Affairs for the Board.

New Director of External Affairs

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  • Jun
    21

    Summer 2023 Board Meeting - August 30, 2023

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a public meeting in Idaho Falls, Idaho on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, to review information on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) consent-based siting process activities and its research and development activities related to high burnup spent nuclear fuel and advanced reactor waste disposition.

  • Jun
    21

    Summer 2023 Workshop - August 29, 2023

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held an international workshop on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, on siting of radioactive waste facilities.

  • Dec
    20

    Spring 2023 Board Meeting - March 28, 2023

    The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board held a public meeting in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, to review information on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) efforts related to removing spent nuclear fuel from commercial nuclear power plant sites.

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