Committee Meetings and Site Visits
First Committee Meeting: January 24-25, 2006, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Objectives: Receive briefings from the Army and facility contractors, discuss and arrive at initial approach to task, and discuss report development and future committee activities.
Program Overview, Statement of Task and Sponsor’s Expectations, COL Joseph E. Pecoraro, Project Manager for Chemical Stockpile Disposal, Chemical Materials Agency
Expectations from Systems Contractors, Brad Pierce, U.S. Army Field Support Command
Obsolescence Issues of the Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, Terry Thomas, Engineering Manager, EG&G Division of the URS Corporation
Obsolescence Issues of Other Incineration-Based Disposal Facilities, Anthony Medici, Washington Group International
Second Committee Meeting: March 2-4, 2006, Tooele, Utah
Objectives: Interview members of the staff of the Tooele Chemical Disposal Facility (TOCDF) on obsolescence issues. Survey specific portions of the plant facilities. Clarify the statement of task; discuss study organization and approach, committee activities, report development, and future activities.
No briefings. Informal discussions were held with members of the TOCDF staff on a variety of topics pertinent to the committee’s task.
Third Committee Meeting: April 6-8, 2006, Anniston, Alabama
Objectives: Interview staff and personnel at the Anniston Chemical Disposal Facility (ANCDF) on obsolescence. Tour the plant facilities and survey specific areas as needed. Plan final site visits and establish timeline for developing full message draft. Discuss study organization and approach, committee activities, report development, and future activities.
No briefings. Informal discussions were held with members of the ANCDF staff on a variety of topics pertinent to the committee’s task.
Fourth Committee Meeting: June 8-9, 2006, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Objectives: Develop tentative recommendations; discuss and develop the first full message draft.
Fifth Committee Meeting: July 17-18, 2006, Washington, D.C.
Objectives: Review preliminary concurrence draft; discuss and finalize report text, and achieve committee concurrence and discuss the NRC review process.
Edgewood, Maryland, May 30, 2006
Objectives: Receive briefings on ACWA Site Designs; discuss program management issues and closure planning and management; receive data-gathering activity updates.
Presentations on ACWA Site Designs at Pueblo and Blue Grass, Joe Novad, Program Manager, ACWA and Craig Myler, Bechtel National Corporation
Program Management Issues, Brad Pierce, Chemical Materials Agency
Brief on Meeting with Washington Group International on Closure Planning and Management, Peter Lederman, Committee Member
Report on Site Visit to UMCDF, Otis Shelton, Vice Chair and Colin Drury, Member
NRC participants: Lis Drake, Otis Shelton, Colin Drury, Chuck McGinnis, and Peter Lederman, committee members; Robert J. Love, study director; Alex Repace, project assistant; Nia Johnson, research associate.
FACILITY SITE-VISIT ACTIVITIES
Cleveland, Ohio, April 21, 2006
Objectives: Conduct a survey of the Rockwell Assessment Management Program as well as to assess that PLC-3, PLC-5, Data Highway, and 1700 series components will be available until full closure of all facilities which need them.
NRC participant: Dave Hoecke, committee member.
Umatilla, Oregon, May 8-9, 2006
Objectives: Interview staff and personnel at the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) on obsolescence issues. Tour plant facilities and survey specific areas as needed.
Individuals met with: Tony Medici, Washington Group International, and Raj Malhotra, Chemical Materials Agency.
NRC participants: Otis Shelton and Colin Drury, committee members; Robert J. Love, study director.
Pine Bluff, Arkansas, June 20-21, 2006
Objectives: Interview staff and personnel at the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (PBCDF) on obsolescence issues. Tour plant facilities and survey specific areas as needed.
Individuals met with: Tony Medici, Washington Group International; Clara Moraga, CMA Assistant Site Project Manager (Compliance) and Acting Site Project Manager; Jeff Rosiska, SAIC Operations SME, PBCDF Field Office; Guy Campbell, WDC Plant Manager and Acting Project General Manager; Richard Burleigh and Mike Henderson, WDC Engineering; and Jon Rosiska, WDC Operations Manager.
NRC participants: Jim Bacon and Colin Drury, committee members; Robert J. Love, study director.