The Chief of Nuclear Safety (CNS) is responsible for ensuring that DOE Nuclear Safety Regulations, Standards, Guides, and national/international technical standards are applied in a correct manner in the conduct of DOE’s nuclear mission under the purview of the Under Secretary for Management and Performance.
Listed below are publications either authored or co-authored by CNS staff. The web links for these publications lead to non-DOE websites.
Comparison of the MACCS2 Atmospheric Transport Model with Lagrangian Puff Models as Applied to Deterministic and Probabilistic Safety Analysis
The Contribution of Palaeoseismology to Seismic Hazard Assessment in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations
The following are reference documents utilized by CNS staff to perform its functions.
Understanding Process Plant Schedule Slippage and Startup Costs
A Review of Cost Estimation in New Technologies - Implications for Energy Process Plants
Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants
Pioneer Plants Study User's Manual
The Formation of Pioneer Plant Projects in Chemical Processing Firms
Industry Information Practices and the Failure to Remember
Capturing Pioneer Plant Experience: Implications for Synfuels Projects
Design & Commissioning Report, July 2017
Natural Phenomena Hazards (NPH) Meeting – October 23-24, 2018, Rockville, MD.
Questions about the NPH meeting can be directed to Dr. Steve McDuffie of the CNS staff at 509-373-6766, or email@example.com.