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The NWTRB is an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government. Its sole purpose is to perform independent scientific and technical peer review of the Department of Energy's program for managing and disposing of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel and provide findings & recommendations to Congress, the Secretary of Energy, & the interested public.
Current as of
February 8, 2016

Agenda - Winter Board Meeting - February 17, 2016

Press Release - Evaluation of DOE Research and Development Program on Deep Borehold Disposal of Some Radioactive Waste Is Subject of U.S. NWTRB Report

Report (pre-print version)- Technical Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Energy Deep Borehole Disposal Research and Development Program

NWTRB Summer Internship Program for 2016

Press Release - DOE R&D on High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel Performance during Storage and Transportation Is Focus of U.S. NWTRB Meeting in Knoxville, TN

Press Release - U.S. NWTRB Releases Reports on Efforts in the U.S. and Other Countries to Design a Repository Siting Process

Updated Meeting Calendar
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