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Project Title: Independent Assessment of Science and Technology for the Department of Energy’s Defense Environmental Cleanup Program

PIN: DELS-NRSB-17-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board

Kosti, Ourania

Subject/Focus Area:
Engineering and Technology; Environment and Environmental Studies; Policy for Science and Technology

Independent Assessment of Science and Technology for the Department of Energy’s Defense Environmental Cleanup Program
January 28, 2018 - January 30, 2018
Willcox Hotel
100 Colleton Ave SW
Aiken South Carolina 29801
phone (803) 648-1898

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Toni Greenleaf
Phone: 7033722652
Fax: 7033722652


Monday, January 29, 2018

1:40 PM Welcome remarks, Trish Culligan, committee chair
2:00 PM SRS Welcome, Tony Polk (DOE-SR)
Discussion on specific research and technology impacts and direction
• on tank waste processing, David Dooley (SRNL)/
Kent Fortenberry (SRR)
• on soil and groundwater remediation, Brian Looney (SRNL)/
Chris Bergren (SRNS)
• on deactivation and decommissioning, Mike Serrato (SRNL)/Chris Bergren (SRNS)
• on nuclear material processing & disposition, Bill Bates (SRNL)/ Jimmy Winkler (SRNS)
5:15 PM Briefings from stakeholders
• Environmental Protection Agency, Jon Richards (20’)
• SRS Heritage Foundation, Joseph Ortaldo and Walt Joseph (15’)
• Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, Jim Marra (15’)
• SRS Community Reuse Organization, Rick McLeod (15’)
6:15 PM SRNL role in execution of EM programmatic and project technology development, Jeff Griffin (SRNL)
7:15 PM Opportunity for public comments
7:30 PM End of session

Tuesday January 30, 2018

8:00 AM Welcome remarks, Trish Culligan, committee chair
8:05 AM Briefings from stakeholders (cont.)
• Economic Development Partnership, Will Williams (15’)
• S.C. Dept. of Health & Environmental Control, Shelly Wilson (20’)
8:50 AM Contractor session on research and technology needs
• in SRS Liquid Waste, Kent Fortenberry (SRR)
• in SRS Nuclear Materials and Soil and Groundwater, Chris Bergren (SRNS)
BREAK (15’)
• in SRS nuclear materials, Jimmy Winkler (SRNS)
• in selection of research and technology initiatives, Tony Polk (DOE-SR)
12:45 PM Opportunity for public comments
1:00 PM End of session
6:00 – 7:00 PM Visit of a subgroup of the committee to the SRS Heritage Foundation Museum (confirmation pending)

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

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