June 28, 2006
The Honorable A. J. Eggenberger
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
625 Indiana Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2901
Dear Mr. Chairman:
We have reviewed your March 3, 2006, letter regarding implementation of Department of Energy Order and Policy 226.1. †We continue to work toward implementation of the safety components of these directives by our target implementation date of September 2006. †The approach that our program line managers will use to complete this implementation process is enclosed. †In addition, please find enclosed responses to your detailed comments on Savannah Riverís implementation. †I am having Environmental Management provide enhanced oversight to assure all or the items identified in your letter are appropriately addressed.
The responsible line managers will be available, at your request, to brief you in more detail on progress of our implementation efforts. †If you have any questions or comments, please contact Ms. Patrice Bubar, our overall implementation lead, at 301-903-8008.
Samuel W. Bodman