February 23, 2006
Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Radiological Uptakes, a Radioactive Material Spill, and Radiological Protection Program, Quality Assurance, and Safety Basis Deficiencies at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
This letter refers to the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement’s (OE) investigation of the August 2004 MOVER radiological uptakes and the April 2005 Phosphorous Spill Event, as well as longstanding Radiological Protection Program, Quality Assurance, and Safety Basis deficiencies. An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on August 30, 2005. An Enforcement Conference was held on October 5, 2005, in Germantown, Maryland, with you and members of your staff to discuss the findings in the investigation report. An Enforcement Conference Summary is enclosed.