Federal Operational Readiness Review Assessment at the Savannah River Site Salt Waste Processing Facility – May 2020

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May 2020

Federal Operational Readiness Review Assessment at the Savannah River Site Salt Waste Processing Facility

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Safety and Environmental Assessments, within the independent Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA), conducted an assessment of the effectiveness of the Federal (hereafter referred to as DOE) Operational Readiness Review (ORR) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF). The purpose of this assessment was to evaluate the performance of the DOE ORR (DORR) to confirm that SWPF, as operated by the facility contractor, Parsons Corporation (Parsons), can safely start nuclear operations. This assessment was conducted on February 3-13, 2020.