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Enforcement Letter, NEL-2013-01 - January 7, 2013

January 7, 2013

Issued to B&W Pantex, LLC related to the Conduct of Nuclear Explosive Operations at the Pantex Plant

The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has evaluated the facts and circumstances surrounding the conduct of nuclear explosive operations at Pantex Plant, during the period August 2011 - January 2012, that exceeded the boundaries approved in the current nuclear explosive safety study (NESS). This issue was documented in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS--PXSO-B&WP-2012-0002.