July 14, 2003
The Honorable John T. Conway
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
625 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004-2901
Dear Mr. Chairman:
The purpose of this letter is to notify you of the return of Savannah River (SR) High Level Waste Tank 50 to service as described in Commitment 3.4 of the Departmentís approved Implementation Plan in response to Board Recommendation 2001-01.† Tank 50 was successfully returned to service on June 3, 2003, following completion of a solids removal campaign.
If you have any questions, please call me at (202) 586-0738 or Mr. Jeffrey Allison, Manager, Savannah River Operations Office at (803) 725-2405.
Paul M. Golan
Chief Operating Officer
Office of Environmental Management
cc:† Jessie Hill Roberson, EM-l
Mark Whitaker, DR-1
Jeffrey Allison, SR