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ORSSAB Recommendations & Responses

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May 19, 2014
Recommendation 224: Recommendations on the FY 2016 DOE Oak Ridge Environmental Management Budget Request

ORSSAB provides recommendations on the DOE Oak Ridge Environmental Management budget request for FY 2016.

May 19, 2014
Recommendation 223: Recommendations on Additional Waste Disposal Capacity

ORSSAB recommends that DOE continue planning for an additional on-site disposal facility.

May 19, 2014
Recommendation 222: Recommendations on Additional Off-site Groundwater Migration Studies

ORSSAB recommends that DOE conduct additional off-site groundwater migration studies.

March 4, 2014
Recommendation 221: Recommendation Regarding Recycling of Metals and Materials

The Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board believes DOE should make a final decision on standards for free-release metals and equipment.

March 4, 2014
Recommendation 220: Recommendation Regarding Maintaining Funding for Cleanup

The Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board recommends that funding for cleanup at DOE sites should be maintained as a top priority.

March 4, 2014
Recommendation 219: Recommendation Regarding the Creation of a Graphic Representation of Waste Disposition Paths

The Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board recommends that DOE develop graphic representations of waste disposition paths.

June 12, 2013
Recommendation 218: Develop a Fact Sheet on Site Transition at On-going Mission Sites

The ORSSAB recommends that DOE develop a fact sheet on site transition at on-going mission sites.

June 12, 2013
Recommendation 217: Stewardship Point of Contact for the Oak Ridge Reservation

The ORSSAB recommends that DOE appoint a point of contact for stewardship questions.

May 9, 2013
Recommendation 216: FY 2015 DOE Oak Ridge EM Budget Request

The ORSSAB approved the FY 2015 DOE Oak Ridge EM Budget Request.

May 9, 2013
Recommendation 215: Recommendation on Remaining Legacy Materials on the Oak Ridge Reservation

The Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board approved the enclosed recommendation on remaining legacy materials on the Oak Ridge Reservation.

February 27, 2013
Recommendation 214: Placing more emphasis and priority on evaluating technologies

The ORSSAB recommends that DOE place more emphasis and priority on evaluating technologies that could make recycling excess materials cost effective.

February 27, 2013
Recommendation 213: Continue funding for R&D

The ORSSAB recommends that DOE not constrain funding in areas of technology R&D.

February 27, 2013
Recommendation 212: Evaluate additional storage and disposal options

The ORSSAB encourages DOE to evaluate additional storage and disposal options for DOE legacy waste.

October 16, 2012
Recommendation 211 : Recommendation on Availability of DOE Environmental Management Documents

The ORSSAB recommends DOE streamline and simplify search processes.

July 26, 2012
Recommendation 210: Continue funding commitment

The ORSSAB respectfully request that DOE continue the commitment made through adequate funding.

April 12, 2012
Recommendation 209 : FY 2014 DOE Oak Ridge EM Budget Request

The ORSSAB approved the FY 2014 DOE Oak Ridge EM Budget Request.

January 12, 2012
Recommendation 208 : Use White Paper on Oak Ridge Reservation

ORSSAB recommends DOE Use White Paper on EM’s Challenges on the Oak Ridge Reservation.

October 13, 2011
Recommendation 207 : Automate the Stewardship Verification Process

ORSSAB recommends DOE automate the Stewardship Verification Process for the Remediation Effectiveness Report.

September 19, 2011
Recommendation 204: Unique assest retention

ORSSAB recommends DOE identify unique assets for retention.

September 19, 2011
Recommendation 206: Asses risks and benefits

The ORSSAB recommends DOE assess the risks and benefits associated with transportation.

September 19, 2011
Recommendation 205: Be proactive in support

The ORSSAB urges DOE to be proactive in supporting the removing/transporting of items.

September 15, 2011
Recommendation 203: U-233 project re-examination

ORSSAB recommends DOE re-examine the U-233 Project.

June 9, 2011
Recommendation 202: Salt removal at Molten Salt Reactor

ORSSAB recommends DOE remove salt at the Molten Salt Reactor experiment.

June 9, 2011
Recommendation 201: Cleanup of Tank W1-A

ORSSAB recommends to DOE specific procedure at Liquid Low-Level Waste Pipelines Northern Characterization Study Area.

June 9, 2011
Recommendation 200: Actions regarding a second CERCLA facility

The ORSSAB recommends various considerations to DOE concerning a new waste disposal facility.