Enterprise Assessments Assessment of Nevada National Security Site Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities – January 2017

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January 2017

Assessment of Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities at the Nevada National Security Site

The Department of Energy (DOE) independent Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA), Office of Environment, Safety and Health Assessments conducted an independent oversight assessment of low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities operations at the Nevada National Security Site.  The assessment was conducted between August 8 and September 1, 2016.  This targeted assessment is part of a DOE complex wide assessment of low-level radioactive waste management practices implementing DOE Order 435.1, Radioactive Waste Management, and the associated manual DOE M-435.1-1, Radioactive Waste Management Manual.