March 6, 2000
Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company, related to Procurement Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Deficiencies at the Savannah River Site.
This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of quality assurance deficiencies with the procurement of items for use at nuclear facilities under your control. DOE conducted an investigation and issued an Investigation Summary Report on December 21, 1999, detailing its findings. An Enforcement Conference was held with management of the Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) to discuss these matters on January 11, 2000. The Enforcement Conference Summary Report is enclosed.