The Department of Energy’s Chief of Nuclear Safety hosted a MACCS2/Deposition Velocity Workshop on June 5-6, 2012, in Germantown, Maryland. Approximately 70 participants attended. The purpose of the workshop was to:
- Discuss MACCS2 and atmospheric dispersion models as applied to DOE consequence analysis.
- Discuss implementation of HSS Safety Bulletin 2011-2, Accident Analysis Parameter Update, at field sites.
- Develop a consistent Department-wide approach for responding to the HSS Safety Bulletin.
- Identify areas for improved DOE guidance for ensuring defensible consequence analyses.