January 14, 2003
The Honorable John T. Conway
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
625 Indiana Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20004
Dear Mr. Chairman:
Consistent with the Department of Energy’s Quality Assurance Improvement Plan (QAIP) for Defense Nuclear Facilities, I am forwarding a copy of the Environmental Management memorandum “Submittal of Annual Integrated Safety Management System Declarations” dated December 19, 2002. This memorandum satisfies commitment 16 of the QAIP for Environmental Management direction to revise budget protocols to require annual declaration from EM Field/Operations Offices and Contractors on ISM.
If you have further questions, please call me at (202) 586-7709 or Mr. Paul Golan, Chief Operating Officer, Environmental Management, at (202) 586-0738.
Assistant Secretary for
cc: Mark Whitaker, S-3.1