Notice of Intent to Investigate, UT-Battelle, LLC

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December 5, 2019

Related to performance degradation of the outer fuel element at the High Flux Isotope Reactor at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

On December 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments’ Office of Enforcement notified UT-Battelle, LLC, the managing and operating contractor of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, of its intent to investigate potential noncompliances with DOE nuclear safety program (10 C.F.R. Part 830) requirements associated with the performance degradation of the outer fuel element at the High Flux Isotope Reactor.