United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

High-Level Waste Disposal Meeting Archive

This page contains records, such as transcripts, meeting summaries, and presentation materials for meetings associated with the high-level waste repository. The meeting archives are divided into three categories on this page:

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Licensing Meetings between NRC and DOE

Date Meeting Purpose NRC/DOE Agreements
6/10/2009 NRC/DOE Management Meeting to discuss management issues and progress N/A
2/25/2009 Public Meeting/Teleconference with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to discuss updates to the DOE's license application. N/A
1/07/2009

Public Quarterly Management Meeting/Teleconference with U.S. Department of Energy to Discuss Updates to the Status of the License Application Review for the Proposed Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

N/A
10/30/2008

Public Meeting/Teleconference with the U.S. Department of Energy to Discuss the Forthcoming Supplementation of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

N/A
06/19-20/2008

DOE Presentation on its Licensing Application for a High-Level Waste Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

N/A

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Public Outreach Meetings

Date Location Description
09/23/2008 Amargosa Valley, NV

Overview of NRC's licensing process for Yucca Mountain: Judging the Safety of a High-Level Waste Repository.

04/17/2008 Las Vegas, NV

NRC’s Licensing Process: Judging the Safety of a Potential High-Level Waste Repository - 2008 Update Workshop for Affected Units of Local and Tribal Government

6/19-20/2007 Las Vegas, NV

NRC's Hearing Process: Judging the Safety of a Potential High-Level Waste Repository - 2007 - Update. 2nd Workshop for Affected Units of Local Government.

10/26/2005
Tecopa, CA

Public meeting to provide an overview of the NRC’s independent oversight function and its role in regulating a possible repository for high-level radioactive waste disposal and a discussion of NRC’s role in the shipment and transportation of waste.

08/26/2004 Las Vegas, NV Information Workshop with Affected Units of Local Government, "Judging the Safety of a Potential High-Level Waste Repository," to discuss NRC's Licensing and Hearing Processes
05/23/2002 Las Vegas, NV Public meeting to engage the public in a discussion of the Yucca Mountain Review Plan, NUREG-1804, Revision 2 Draft Report for comment
05/23/2001 Las Vegas, NV Public Meeting to Discuss the Hearing Process for Judging the Safety of a Potential Repository
05/22/2001 Pahrump, NV Public Meeting to Discuss the Hearing Process for Judging the Safety of a Potential Repository
05/22/2002 Las Vegas, NV Public meeting to engage the public in a discussion of the Yucca Mountain Review Plan, NUREG-1804, Revision 2 Draft Report for comment
05/21/2002 Pahrump, NV Public meeting to engage the public in a discussion of the Yucca Mountain Review Plan, NUREG-1804, Revision 2 Draft Report for comment
05/04/2000 Las Vegas, NV Information Workshop on NRC's Licensing process for a high-level waste repository at Yucca Mountain, NV
05/04/2000 Pahrump, NV Public Meeting to acquaint the public with NRC's high-level waste licensing process
04/08-10/2002 Beatty, Tonopah & Ely, NV Public Meetings to present an Overview of Activities Related to the Potential High-Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain
11/02/1999 Las Vegas, NV Public Meeting - A Roundtable Discussion on Defense-in-Depth as Applied to a possible High-Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, NV
06/16/1999 Las Vegas, NV Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Regulations (10 CFR Part 63) for a High-Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, NV
06/15/1999 Amargosa Valley, NV Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Regulations (10 CFR Part 63) for a High-Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, NV
03/25/1999 Beatty, NV Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed 10 CFR Part 63 High-Level Waste Licensing Standards
03/23/1999 Las Vegas, NV Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed 10 CFR Part 63 High-Level Waste Licensing Standards

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Technical Meetings Between NRC and DOE Including Meetings to Resolve Key Technical Issues

Date Meeting Purpose NRC/DOE Agreements
04/03-04/2008

NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Total System Performance Assessment

N/A
04/02/2008

NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Infiltration

N/A
09/13/2007

NRC/DOE Technical Exchange and Management Meeting on Licensing Process Topic

N/A
08/16/2007

NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Criticality

N/A
06/28/2007

NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Physical Protection, Material Control & Accounting, and Emergency Planning

N/A
06/26/2007

NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Quality Assurance

N/A
05/30/2007 NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Preclosure Facility Layout and Operations N/A
11/7-9/2006 NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Preclosure Topics
N/A
10/24-25/2006 NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Total System Performance Assessment
N/A
08/29/2006 NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Design Changes Approved through DOE’s Critical Decision-1 (CD-1) Process N/A
06/07/2006 NRC/DOE Technical Exchange and Management Meeting Seismic Design Methodology and Performance Demonstration N/A
05/16-17/2006 NRC/DOE Technical Exchange and Management Meeting on Preclosure Safety Analysis and Supporting Information N/A
07/20/2005

NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Information to Support 10 CFR Part 63 Analyses

N/A
06/01/2005 Interim Summary of the NRC/DOE Technical Exchange on Preclosure Interaction Plans and Aircraft Hazards (includes Agenda, Attendees, and Presentations) N/A
05/19/2005 Technical Exchange on Yucca Mountain Project Performance Indicators and Safety Conscious Work Environment N/A
02/10/2005

Discuss Quality Assurance Requirements and Description - Revision 17

N/A
9/14-15/2004 To discuss the geologic repository operations area design and the preclosure safety analysis for surface and subsurface facilities N/A
05/12/2004 To discuss DOE's methodology for identifying structures, systems, and components (SSCs) Important to Safety N/A
05/05/2004

To discuss the results of NRC Staff Evaluation of DOE Analysis Model Reports, Process Controls, and Corrective Actions

N/A
05/03/2004 To discuss DOE's Performance Indicator N/A
02/25/2004

To discuss NRC's requirements for physical protection and materials control and accounting for the proposed geologic high-level waste repository at Yucca Mountain

N/A
02/03/2004 To discuss the content of DOE's proposed license application for a geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, and NRC's risk-informed approach for review of the license application N/A
09/30/2003 Discuss DOE's plan for the identification and estimation of aircraft hazards of the proposed license application for a high-level waste geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, NV N/A
09/23/2003 To discuss DOE's revised integrated and systematic strategy for resolution of KTI agreements N/A
07/01/2003 To discuss NRC's response to DOE's Igneous Consequences Peer Review Report N/A
06/04-05/2003 To discuss (1) the current scope of waste package design information in the license application, (2) application of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code to the waste package design, (3) status of ongoing work to resolve Key Technical Issues, and (4) an update on postclosure seismic evaluations as it applies to the proposed geological repository at Yucca Mountain,

N/A
05/15/2003 To discuss DOE's current approach on the use of risk information to resolve Key Technical Issue Agreements as it applies to the proposed geological repository at Yucca Mountain N/A
05/06-08/2003 1. To review and discuss the geological rock properties testing and modeling work conducted in the past year aimed at resolution of RDTME agreement items.
2. To receive NRC feedback on DOE's resolution strategy and adequacy of data and modeling conducted thus far.
3. To define the path forward on any remaining information needs prior to a License Application submittal.
  • Meeting Summary
 
03/05-06/2003 To discuss DOE's current approach to the disposal of the DOE owned spent nuclear fuel as it applies to the proposed geologic repository at Yucca Mountain N/A
02/26/2003 To discuss DOE's strategy to develop its Performance Confirmation Plan N/A
12/10/2002 To discuss electronic submissions related to the potential of proceedings for the proposed geologic repository at Yucca Mountain N/A
11/05-06/2002 To discuss a potential phased approach to the repository design, DOE document hierarchy, and license application design products N/A
07/23/2002 To discuss KTI agreements DOE plans to address FY 03-05 (All KTIs) N/A
06/25-26/2002 To discuss electronic submissions related to the potential of proceedings for the proposed geologic repository at Yucca Mountain N/A
04/25-26/2002 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Pre-Closure Safety N/A
04/15-16/2002 To discuss KTI agreements DOE plans to address in FY02 (All KTIs) PDF Icon
02/05/2002 To discuss future issue resolution meetings (All KTIs) N/A
09/18-19/2001 To discuss resolution of issues related to Range of Thermal Operating Temperatures (All KTIs) PDF Icon
09/05/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Igneous Activity (KTI 1) PDF Icon
08/06-10/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Total System Performance Assessment and Integration (KTI 9) PDF Icon
08/02/2001 To discuss resolution of issues related to Range of Thermal Operating Temperatures (All KTIs) N/A
07/24-26/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Pre-Closure Safety PDF Icon
06/21-22/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Igneous Activity (KTI 1) PDF Icon
05/15-17/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Total System Performance Assessment and Integration (KTI 9) PDF Icon
02/06-08/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Repository Design and Thermal-Mechanical Effects (KTI 6) PDF Icon
01/23/2001 To discuss DOE's results of its total system performance assessment N/A
01/09-12/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to the Evolution of the Near-Field Environment (KTI 3) PDF Icon
01/08-09/2001 To discuss resolution of open issues related to the Thermal Effects on Flow (KTI 5) PDF Icon
12/05-07/2000 To discuss resolution of open issues related to Radionuclide Transport (KTI 8) PDF Icon
10/31-11/02/2000 To discuss resolution of open issues relating to the saturated zone for the Unsaturated and Saturated Flow Under Isothermal Conditions (KTI 7) PDF Icon
10/23-24/2000 To discuss resolution of open issues related to the Criticality in the Container Life and Source Term, Evolution of the Near-Field Geochemical Environment, and Radionuclide Transport (KTI 3, 4, and 8) PDF Icon
10/11-13/2000 To discuss resolution of open issues related to the Structural Deformation and Seismicity (KTI 2) PDF Icon
09/12-13/2000 To discuss resolution of open issues related to the Container Life and Source Term (KTI 4) PDF Icon
08/29-31/2000 To discuss resolution of open issues related to the Igneous Activity (KTI 1) PDF Icon
08/16-17/2000 To discuss resolution of open issues relating to the unsaturated zone for the Unsaturated and Saturated Flow Under Isothermal Conditions (KTI 7) PDF Icon
06/06-07/2000 To discuss the integration of the individual process models within the Total System Performance Assessment (TSPA) and to discuss further the NRC's issues and resolution N/A

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Quality Assurance and Management Meetings Between NRC and DOE

Date Description NRC/DOE Agreements
03/25/2008

NRC/DOE Quarterly Management Meeting

N/A
12/19/2007

NRC/DOE Quarterly Management Meeting

N/A
09/25/2007

NRC/DOE Quarterly Management Meeting

N/A
06/14/2007

NRC/DOE Quarterly Management Meeting

N/A
03/27/2007 NRC/DOE Quarterly Management Meeting N/A
12/07/2006
NRC/DOE Quarterly Management Meeting N/A
09/12/2006
Management Meeting N/A
06/06/2006
Management Meeting N/A
03/21/2006
Management Meeting  
12/07/2005

Management Meeting

 
09/15/2005

Management Meeting

 
06/06/2005

Management Meeting

 
02/17/2005

Management Meeting

 
11/22/2004 Management Meeting  
09/29/2004

Quality Assurance Meeting

 
08/19/2004 Management Meeting  
05/11/2004 Management Meeting  
05/04/2004 Quality Assurance Meeting  
02/19/2004 Management Meeting  
02/18/2004 Quality Assurance Meeting  
11/13/2003 Management Meeting  
11/12/2003 Quality Assurance Meeting  
07/16/2003 Management Meeting  
07/15/2003 Quality Assurance Meeting  
04/30/2003 Management Meeting  
04/29/2003 Quality Assurance Meeting  
01/23/2003 Management Meeting  
01/22/2003 Quality Assurance Meeting  
10/17/2002 Management Meeting  
10/16/2002 Quality Assurance Meeting  
07/31/2002 Quality Assurance and Management Meetings between NRC and DOE  
07/30/2002 Quality Assurance Meeting  
04/19/2002 Management Meeting  
04/18/2002 Quality Assurance  
12/06/2001 Management Meeting  
12/05/2001 Quality Assurance and Key Technical Issue Status  
09/07/2001 Management Meeting  
09/06/2001 Quality Assurance and Key Technical Issue Status  

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