[DNFSB LETTER HEAD]
May 21, 2008
Mr. Mark B Whitaker, Jr.
Departmental Representative to the DNFSB
U. S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Forrestal Building, Room 6H -025
Washington. DC 20585- 1000
Dear Mr. Whitaker:
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) is pleased to enclose a copy of our
Fifth Quarterly Report to Congress on the Status of Significant Unresolved Issues with the
Department of Energy's Design and Construction Projects. Congress mandated that the Board
write this report in the House Conference Report 109-702 (Section 3201). on the National
Defense Authorization Act tor Fiscal Year 2007 (H.R. 5122).
A. J. Eggenberger
Enclosure: as stated