OFFICE OF RIVER PROTECTION
December 8, 2004
The Honorable John T. Conway
Defense Facilities Nuclear Safety Board
625 Indiana Avenue, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20003-2901
Dear Mr. Chairman:
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), OFFICE OF RIVER PROTECTION (ORP) RESPONSES TO THE DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD (DNFSB) CONCERNS
This letter is in response to your letters to Mr. Paul M. Golan, DOE, concerning observations of the Hanford Site’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant made by members of the staff of the DNFSB. One letter dated July 21, 2004, addressed concerns related to the ventilation systems and the other letter dated August 26, 2003, addressed concerns related to the electrical and instrumentation and control systems. The attachment to this letter contains ORP responses to most of the DNFSB concerns. ORP will respond to the remaining concerns at a later date.
If you have any questions, please contact me, or your staff may contact Mr. Lewis F. Miller, Jr., ORP, (509 370 6817).
Roy J. Schepens
P. M. Golan, EM-1
P. M. Bubar, EM-3