National Nuclear Security Administration
July 11, 2006
The Honorable A. J. Eggenberger
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
625 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-2901
Dear Mr. Chairman:
This memorandum describes actions taken to revise and update the nuclear explosive safety directives.
DOE Order 452.1C, Nuclear Explosive and Weapon Surety Program, was approved by the Secretary on September 26, 2005, and is posted on the Departmental Directives Website.
DOE Order 452.2C, Safety of Nuclear Explosive Operations, was approved by the Secretary on June 12, 2006, and is posted on the Departmental Directives Website.
DOE-STD-NA-3016-2006, Hazard Analysis Reports for Nuclear Explosive Operations, was approved by EH on May 22, 2006, and is posted on the Departmentís Technical Standards Program website http://www.eh.doe.gov/techstds/.
The Department has now completed the planned, committed actions regarding the nuclear explosive safety directives. †If you or your staff needs additional information, please contact Mr. Chuck Westfall, at (301) 903-4051 or by email at Chuck.Westfall@nnsa.doe.gov.
William S. Goodrum
Acting Assistant Deputy Administrator
† for Military Applications and Stockpile Operations
M. Whitaker, DR-1
M. Schoenbauer. NA-10