DAVINCH: Joseph K. Asahina, Chief of Technology Nuclear and CWD Division, Kobe Steel, Ltd.

Remediation of Buried CWM at Deseret Chemical Depot, Utah: The Installation Manager’s Perspective (video conference): Troy Johnson, Environmental Manager; Raymond Cormier, Director, Mission Support; and Mark B. Pomeroy, Commander Deseret Chemical Depot, Utah.

Remediation of Buried CWM in Utah: The State Regulator’s Perspective (video conference): Brad Maulding, Program Manager; David Larsen, Project Manager; and John Waldrip, Project Manager, Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ).

FOURTH COMMITTEE MEETING,
JANUARY 17-19, 2012, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Objective: To receive briefings from the Chemical Materials Agency and the Hill on geophysical detection from DOD; to receive briefings from the Navy and Air Force on the Redstone Arsenal archival review; to review and advance preliminary first full message draft; to confirm committee writing assignments; and to discuss information-gathering requests and next steps.

Briefings and Discussions

Perspectives from the Chemical Materials Agency: Don Barclay, Deputy Director, Chemical Materials Agency.

A Congressional Perspective: Richard Fieldhouse, professional staff member, Senate Armed Services Committee.

Geophysical Detection of RCWM: Capabilities and R&D: Herbert H. Nelson, Manager, Munitions Response Program, Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Environmental Security Technology Certification Program, Department of Defense.

Roles and Responsibilities Related to Remediation of RCWM of the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management: Bryan M. Frey, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, Installation Services Directorate, Environmental Division, Department of the Army.

The Navy’s Roles and Responsibilities Related to Remediation of RCWM: Robert Sadorra, Manager, Munitions Response Program, Naval Facilities Engineering Command.

The Air Force’s Roles and Responsibilities Related to Remediation of RCWM: Michele Indermark, Director for Environmental Policy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health), Department of the Air Force.

The Redstone Arsenal Archival Review: William R. Brankowitz, Senior Chemical Engineer, Science Applications International Corporation.

FIFTH COMMITTEE MEETING,
FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 2, 2012, IRVINE, CALIFORNIA

Objective: To conduct committee discussions aimed at ensuring that the text of each chapter addresses the statement of task; to perform page-by-page review of text for each chapter; to agree on and/or refine findings and recommendations and necessary supporting text; and to make any necessary work assignments.

SIXTH COMMITTEE MEETING,
APRIL 3-5, 2012, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Objective: To conduct committee discussions aimed at ensuring that the text of each chapter addresses the statement of task; to perform page-by-page review of text for each chapter; to agree on and/or refine findings and recommendations and necessary supporting text; and to reach concurrence on study draft and findings and recommendations.

DATA-GATHERING ACTIVITIES

Teleconference, November 12, 2011

Objective: To gain a better understanding of EPA’s involvement in the cleanup at sites that have significant quantities of RCWM.

Person spoken with: Doug Maddox, Federal Facilities Office, Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

National Research Council participants: Todd Kimmell, William Walsh, committee members; Nancy Schulte, NRC study director.

Teleconference, December 5, 2011

Objective: To gain a better understanding of EPA’s involvement in the cleanup at sites that have significant quantities of RCWM, particularly at Camp Sibert and Redstone Arsenal, both in Alabama, and within EPA Region 4.

Persons spoken with: Sally M. Dalzell and Anne Heard, Federal Facilities Enforcement Office, Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters, Washington, D.C.; and Harold Taylor and Michelle Thornton, EPA Region 4 Federal Facilities Branch.

National Research Council participants: Todd Kimmell, Jim Pastorick, and William Walsh, committee members; Nancy Schulte, NRC study director.



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