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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.
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October 19, 2016

Geoscientist Vacancy Announcement
Summer 2016 Board Meeting Transcript
Webcast and information from August 24, 2016, Board meeting on DOE efforts to integrate the management of canisters for storing and transporting SNF and HLW.
Letter - DOE letter dated July 13, 2016, to the Board in response to the Board's letter dated May 23, 2016, to DOE following discussion of high burnup fuel R&D at the Board meeting on February 17, 2016

Letter - Board letter to Mr. John Kotek in response to DOE's June 9, 2016, letter to the Board

Letter - DOE letter response to Board Report on DOE deep borehole R&D program

Letter - Letter to DOE, dated June 3, 2016, with the Board's comments on the "Post Irradiation Plan for High Burnup Demonstration Project Sister Rods"

Letter - Letter to Mr. John Kotek following February 17, 2016, Board meeting on high burnup commercial spent fuel

Report - Survey of National Programs for Managing High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel: Update

Report - Technical Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Energy Deep Borehole Disposal Research and Development Program

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