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Safety and security oversight of the new National Nuclear Security Administration

United States

Safety and security oversight of the new National Nuclear Security Administration

Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee ... Congress, second session, March 14, 2000

by United States

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Published by [Congressional Sales Office, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages125
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Open LibraryOL7379396M
ISBN 10016060978X
ISBN 109780160609787

In this report the General Accounting Office (GAO) provides its observations on the Department of Energy's (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) security programs to. The reports by the Congressional Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise (Augustine-Mies) 1 and the Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories (CRENEL), 2 along with many others, raised concerns about the existence, at the time of those.

to be kept abreast of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) actions regarding the concerns. On May 14, , the Administrator forwarded a response from the Nevada Site Office @SO) addressing the Board's issues. In its response, NSO also committed to (1) developing a site-wide policy on lightning safety and (2) conducting a study of the. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) was created by Congress through the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year ( Stat. ) to bring focus to the management of the Nation's defense nuclear security programs.

The IAEA's Nuclear Security Series provides international consensus guidance on all aspects of nuclear security to support States as they work to fulfil their responsibility for nuclear security. The IAEA establishes and maintains the guidance series as part of its central role in providing nuclear. Sep 20,  · UN secretary general Ban-Ki Moon will host a High-Level Ministerial on Nuclear Safety and Security on September 22, , in New York. This meeting is intended to “bridge the gap” between the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Nuclear Safety Ministerial and the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit in in Seoul.


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Safety and security oversight of the new National Nuclear Security Administration by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Nuclear Security Administration. As a multiprogram national laboratory, Sandia also performs research and development for DOE's energy offices, as well as work for other agencies when our unique capabilities can make significant contributions.

I am pleased to comment on the important issue of safety and security oversight of the new National Nuclear Security Administration. Safety and security oversight of the new National Nuclear Security Administration: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One.

The National Nuclear Security Administration works to ensure that the nation's stockpile of nuclear weapons is safe and secure. It also works to ensure the safety of naval nuclear reactors, is the first responder in case of nuclear emergency, and works on worldwide nuclear nonproliferation issues.

Get this from a library. Safety and security oversight of the new National Nuclear Security Administration: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives ; One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session ; March 14, [United States.

The National Nuclear Security Administration was created by Congressional action inin the wake of the Wen Ho Lee spy scandal and other allegations that lax administration by the Department of Energy had resulted in the loss of U.S.

nuclear secrets to caistab-gabon.com executive: Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, Under. Nuclear safety is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The achievement of proper operating conditions, prevention of accidents or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of workers, the public and the environment from undue radiation hazards".

The IAEA defines nuclear security as "The prevention and detection of and response to, theft, sabotage. Sep 12,  · The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a separately organized agency within the Department of Energy (DOE), has successfully ensured that the nuclear weapons stockpile remains safe and reliable by using state-of-the-art facilities as well as the skills of top scientists.

Nevertheless, DOE s and NNSA s ineffective oversight of its contractors has contributed to many. Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC Phone: Media Inquiries: Sep 12,  · Modernizing the Nuclear Security Enterprise: Observations on the National Nuclear Security Administration's Oversight of Safety, Security, and Project Management, text, September 12, ; Washington D.C.

(2) any attempt to reform oversight of the nuclear security enterprise that transfers oversight from the Department of Energy to the National Nuclear Security Administration, reduces protections for worker health and safety at facilities of the National Nuclear Security Administration to levels below the standards of the Department of Energy.

Safety and Security Oversight of the New National Nuclear Security Administration: Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One. Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight - Kindle edition by Government Accountability Office (GAO), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or caistab-gabon.com: $ NNSA is responsible for the management and security of the nation's nuclear weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, and naval reactor programs. It also responds t. National Nuclear Security Administration, Washington, District of Columbia.

41, likes · talking about this. NNSA is responsible for the management and security of the nation's nuclear weapons, Followers: 42K. Apr 01,  · The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) was established as an Agency of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on 1 April in the UK.

It sets nuclear safety and security standards at both civil and defence nuclear sites, and is the principal regulator of the safety and security of the nuclear industry in the UK.

David Jonas, a Washington, D.C., lawyer who served as general counsel for both the National Nuclear Security Administration and the safety board, said there have long been disagreements between. Jun 10,  · Jan 29, H.R. (th). To authorize the Department of Energy to oversee certain safety, security, and health functions of the National Nuclear Security Administration, and for other purposes.

In caistab-gabon.com, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Agenda. To receive testimony on National Nuclear Security Administration management of its National Security Laboratories and the status of the Nuclear Security Enterprise in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year and the Future Years Defense Program.

Witnesses testified about security at nuclear weapons facility. Among the issues they addressed were storage and transportation of nuclear materials, maintaining security at nuclear processing.

Mar 14,  · Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its recent reports concerning the Department of Energy's (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) security programs to protect against theft, sabotage, espionage, terrorism, and other risks to national security at its facilities, focusing on: (1) oversight of safeguards and security programs at DOE; and (2) security.6 As discussed in the phase 1 report, NRC, Managing for High-Quality Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories, The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 7 Of course, simply counting the number of experiments provides only a coarse measure, as other factors can contribute to reductions in the numbers.

For.What it Does: The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the safety, security, reliability, and performance of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile as well as the nuclear weapons labs and facilities.