The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017 contained a request for a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine review and assessment of science and technology development efforts within the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM). This technical report is the result of the review and presents findings and recommendations.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Independent Assessment of Science and Technology for the Department of Energy's Defense Environmental Cleanup Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25338.
|1 Background and Study Task||7-16|
|2 Review of DOE-EM Technology Development Efforts||17-46|
|3 Review and Assessment of Technologies and Alternative Approaches||47-74|
|Appendix A: Congressional Request for the National Academies' Study||79-80|
|Appendix B: Major National Academies Reports on Waste Management and Environmental Cleanup of Nuclear Weapons Complex||81-88|
|Appendix C: Committee and Staff Biographies||89-96|
|Appendix D: Presentations and Site Visits||97-102|
|Appendix E: DOE Sites Visited by the Committee||103-106|
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