October 12, 2006
The Honorable A. J. Eggenberger
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
625 Indiana Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20004
Dear Mr. Chairman:
The Department of Energy has updated its “Implementation Plan to Improve Oversight of Nuclear Operations,” developed in response to Board recommendation 2004-1, Oversight of Complex, High-Hazard Nuclear Operations. This update reflects the results of Department reviews and experience to date with implementation of the desired changes. A summary of plan changes is provided in the revised plan.
If you have any questions, please contact me or Mr. Mark B. Whitaker, our responsible manager for plan implementation, at (202) 586-3887.
Samuel W. Bodman