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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.

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CNS Resources

CTA/CNS Functions
The Secretary established the mission of the Chief Technical Authority (CTA) and supporting Chief of Nuclear Safety (CNS) in 2005 to provide independe
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System for Analysis of Soil-Structure Interaction (SASSI) Verification & Validation (V&V) Problem Set
System for Analysis of Soil-Structure Interaction (SASSI) Verification & Validation (V&V) Problem Set
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Seismic & Natural Phenomena Hazards
As part of the CNS role supporting safe operation for DOE nuclear facilities, CNS sponsors efforts to improve nuclear facilities’ ability to withstand
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Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Letters and Recommendations
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Letters and Recommendations
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CONTACT US

For more information about the Chief of Nuclear Safety, contact us by email at: cns@hq.doe.gov