Appendix C Presentations to the Committee

Washington, D.C., October 24-25, 2001

Overview of the Office of Science and Technology’s Role in the Environmental Management Cleanup Mission, Teresa Fryberger, Department of Energy (DOE)

Charter and Description of the EM Science Program, Roland Hirsch and Mark Gilbertson, DOE

Nuclear Material Program Review, John Tseng, DOE

Spent Nuclear Fuel Program Review, John Tseng, DOE

Role of the Nuclear Materials Focus Area (NMFA), Stan Wolf, DOE

Depleted Uranium Program Review, Kevin Shaw, DOE

Statement of Task and Needs of the Sponsor, Gerald Boyd and Mark Gilbertson, DOE

Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 14-15, 2002

EM Program Oversight for Pu Operations, R. Erickson, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

NMFA Work at LANL and Emerging Needs, J. Boak, LANL

MOX Fuel from Excess Pu, K. Abney, LANL



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Appendix C Presentations to the Committee Washington, D.C., October 24-25, 2001 Overview of the Office of Science and Technology’s Role in the Environmental Management Cleanup Mission, Teresa Fryberger, Department of Energy (DOE) Charter and Description of the EM Science Program, Roland Hirsch and Mark Gilbertson, DOE Nuclear Material Program Review, John Tseng, DOE Spent Nuclear Fuel Program Review, John Tseng, DOE Role of the Nuclear Materials Focus Area (NMFA), Stan Wolf, DOE Depleted Uranium Program Review, Kevin Shaw, DOE Statement of Task and Needs of the Sponsor, Gerald Boyd and Mark Gilbertson, DOE Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 14-15, 2002 EM Program Oversight for Pu Operations, R. Erickson, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) NMFA Work at LANL and Emerging Needs, J. Boak, LANL MOX Fuel from Excess Pu, K. Abney, LANL

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Aries Program for Stabilizing Pu, C. James, LANL NDA Assay Techniques, N. Enslinn, LANL Roundtable Discussions with LANL Research Personnel Roundtable Discussions with Sandia National Laboratories Personnel Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March 6-7, 2002 Oak Ridge Nuclear Materials Overview, Allen Croff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Depleted Uranium (DU), J. Haire and R. Hightower, ORNL Uranium-233, James Rushton and Charles Forsberg, ORNL Heavy Isotopes, Ron Canon and Emory Collins, ORNL Highly Enriched/Low-Enriched/and Natural Uranium, J. Dale Jackson, ORNL Pu-238, Robert Wham, ORNL Tour—DU Uses Research (Heavy Concrete/Catalysis), L. Dole, C. Mattus, S. Dai, ORNL Tour—Radiochemical Engineering Development Center, B. Patton, J. Knauer, ORNL Tour—East Tennessee Technology Park DU Storage Cylinders, H. Philpot, ORNL Augusta, Georgia, March 7-8, 2002 Site Overview and EM Nuclear Materials Planning, Jay Bilyeu, DOE-Savannah River (DOE-SR) Summary of Site Nuclear Materials Science Needs, Alan Riechman, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) Tour 330-M and 331-M—Depleted Uranium Storage, James Wiederkehr, WSRC, and Dawn Gillas, DOE-SR

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Driving tour F Area A-Line—Depleted Uranium Solution Conversion, George Zachmann, WSRC Tour 717-F Mock-up Shop, Dave Barnette, Bechtel Savannah River Inc. Tour H-Canyon Control Room, Don Johnson, Glynn Dyer, Jimmy Winkler, WSRC HB-Line Overview—Nuclear Materials Recovery, Dick Murphy, WSRC USDOE Nuclear Material Disposal Orphans, Billy Chambers, DOE-SR DOE-EM Aluminum-Based SNF Disposition Alternatives—Potential for H-Canyon Reprocessing, Billy Chambers, DOE-SR Radiolysis of Adsorbed Moisture, Neal Askew, WSRC Gas Generation Research to Support Transportation and Storage of Plutonium-Bearing Materials, Jon Duffy and Ron Livingston, WSRC Prevention of Precipitation of Unwanted Solids During Nuclear Material Processing, William J. Crooks III, WSRC Computer Modeling of Uranium and Plutonium Solvent Extraction Processes, Mark Crowder, WSRC Interaction of Actinide Process Solutions with Concrete, Michael Bronikowski, WSRC Aqueous Pretreatment of LWR Fuel for Accelerator Transmutation of Waste, Major Thompson, WSRC Plutonium Storage Science Needs, Kerry Dunn and Thad Adams, WSRC Test Program of Impact/Crush/Thermally Resistive Materials for Radioactive Materials Packaging, P.S. Blanton and A. C. Smith, WSRC Remote Monitoring of Nuclear Materials Under Surveillance, Bill Rigot, WSRC SRS SNF Science Needs, Thad M. Adams, WSRC

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Richland, Washington, May 20-22, 2002 Integration of Science at Hanford, John LaFemina and Terry Walton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) Project Overview, Larry Romine, DOE-Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Project Overview, Roger McCormack, Fluor Hanford Cs/Sr Capsules Overview, George Sanders and Sen Moy, DOE-RL Waste Management—Central Waste Complex, George Sanders and Todd Shrader, DOE-RL EM Science Program at Hanford, Paul Bredt, PNNL INEEL Spent Nuclear Fuels, Phil Winston, INEEL SNF Technology Gaps, Jim Sloughter and Bruce Makenas, Fluor Hanford, and John Abrehah, PNNL Non-Destructive Special Nuclear Materials Analysis, Tony Peurrung, PNNL Nuclear Materials Technology Gaps, Ted Venetz, Fluor Hanford, Cal Delegard and Andy Schmidt, PNNL PFP Technical Roundtable, Suzanne Clarke, DOE-RL, Lenny Perkins, DFSH, and Dwayne Speer, DOE-RL