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Independent Oversight Review, Paducah Site - April 2013

April 2013

Review of Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Paducah Site

The Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight), within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an independent review of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Paducah site’s preparedness for severe natural phenomena events (NPEs). The HSS Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations performed this review to evaluate the processes for identifying emergency response capabilities and maintaining them in a state of readiness in case of a severe NPE.