National Nuclear Security Administration
April 19, 2005
The Honorable A. J. Eggenberger
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
625 Indiana Avenue, NW.
Washington, D.C. 20004
Dear Dr. Eggenberger:
Consistent with the Department’s Implementation Plan (IP) for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Recommendation 2002-2, “Weapons Laboratory Support of the Defense Nuclear Complex,” enclosed is the final deliverable.
Commitment 4.1.2, “Replace obsolete DOE Order 5600.1,” the Department of Energy (DOE) Order 452.X, “Management of the Department of Energy Nuclear Weapons Complex,” will replace DOE Order 5600.1. Your staff has reviewed this document and their comments have been satisfactorily resolved. The final draft has been submitted for final approval and issuance. This is the last deliverable for the Recommendation 2002-2 IP. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will ensure continued attention to the processes that have been established under this recommendation. The NNSA has completed the actions identified under this commitment and proposes closure of the commitment.
If you have questions, please contact me at 202-586-4879 or Mr. Michael J. Brown at 505-845-6258.
Assistant Deputy Administrator
for Military Application and
Letter to M. B. Whitaker, DR-1, from
the DNFSB, dated March 25, 2005
Draft DOE Order 452.X
K. Fortenberry, DNFSB
A. Matteucci, DNFSB
M. Whitaker, DR-1
R. Tontodonato, DNFSB