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Independent Oversight Targeted Review, Y-12 National Security Complex - February 2012

February 2012

Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Y-12 National Security Complex

This report documents the independent targeted review of the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) preparedness for severe natural phenomena events, conducted by the Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight) within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS). The review was performed by the HSS Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations and was carried out as the pilot for similar reviews at other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sites. The purpose of the targeted review was to evaluate the processes for identifying emergency response capabilities and maintaining them in a state of readiness in the event of a severe natural phenomena event.