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Recommendations

During its thirteen years of operation, the Board produced 117 consensus recommendations that were forwarded to the Department of Energy and the regulatory agencies.

2006

2006-1 

Recommendation on the Rocky Flats Proposed Plan

(3/2/06)

2005

2005-1 

Recommendation on the Original Landfill Interim Measure/Interim
Remedial Action

(1/6/05)

2005-2 

Recommendation on the Groundwater Interim Measure/Interim Remedial Action Document

(2/3/05)

2005-3 

Comments on the Draft Rocky Flats Site-Wide Integrated Public Involvement Plan

(3/3/05)

2005-4 

Letter to Mike Owen Regarding the Development of a Local Stakeholder Organization for Rocky Flats

(3/7/05)

2005-5 

Proposal for Membership Identification and Selection for the Rocky Flats Local Stakeholder Organization

(6/2/05)


2004


2004-1 

Comments and Recommendations on the Building 371/374 Closure Project Decommissioning Operations Plan Modification 4

(1/8/04)

2004-2 

Comments on the Rocky Flats Long-Term Stewardship Strategy

(1/8/04)

2004-3 

Comments on the Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan / Environmental Impact Statement for the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge

(4/1/04)

2004-4 

Comments on the 903 Pad Lip Area Interim Measure/Interim Remedial Action

(5/6/04)

2004-5 

Comments on the Draft Pond and Land Configuration Environmental Assessment

(6/3/04)

2004-6 

Support for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Position on Future Demarcation of DOE-Retained Lands

(7/8/04)

2004-7

Comments on the Draft
Rocky Flats Public Involvement Plan

(8/5/04)

2004-8

Concerns About Water Quality at Rocky Flats

(9/9/04)

2004-9

Recommendations on the Rocky Flats Cold War Museum

(9/9/04)

2004-10

Comments on Draft Report to Congress: Rocky Flats Museum Options

(12/2/04)

2004-11

Recommendation for Public Involvement During the Independent Validation and Verification of Rocky Flats Cleanup

(12/2/04)

2004-12

Thoughts on the Establishment and Operation of a Local Stakeholder Organization (LSO) for Rocky Flats

(12/2/04)

2003

2003-1 

Comments and Recommendations on Proposed Modifications and Additions to Attachments to the Rocky Flats Cleanup Agreement  

(1/23/03)

2003-2 

Wildlife Refuge Technical Review Group Recommendation Regarding the Purchase of Mineral Rights at Rocky Flats

(4/3/03)

2003-3 

Comments and Recommendations on Appendix I, Demolition Plan, of the Building 776/777 Decommissioning Operations Plan

(6/5/03)

2003-4 

Comments and Recommendations on the Proposed Modification to the Building 771 Closure Project Decommissioning Operations Plan, Modification No. 5

(7/10/03)

2003-5

Comments and Recommendations on Long-Term Stewardship for the Building 771 Decommissioning Operations Plan, Modification No. 5

(7/10/03)

2003-6

Comments on Draft RFCA Standard Operating Protocol for the Consolidated Water Treatment Facility

(8/7/03)

2003-7

Letter on Long-Term Stewardship Considerations

(9/4/03)

2003-8

Recommendation on the Present Landfill Interim Measure/Interim Remedial Action

(11/6/03)

2003-9

Comments and Recommendations on Building 771/774 Groundwater Collection System Draft Proposed Action Memorandum

(12/4/03)


2002

2002-1 

Recommendations on CERCLA Five Year Review     

(6/6/02)

2002-2 

Comments on the Draft Environmental Restoration RFCA Standard Operating Protocol (ER RSOP) Notification #02-09, IHSS 112 - 903 Pad       

(9/5/02)

2002-3 

Comments, Concerns, and Recommendations on the Solar Evaporation Ponds Proposed Action Memorandum  

(11/7/02)

2001

2001-1

Application of the ALARA Principle to Soil Remediation at Rocky Flats

(5/17/01)

2001-2

Comments on the RSOP for Soil and Asphalt Management

(6/7/01)

2001-3

Comments on the RSOP for Environmental Restoration

(8/2/01)

2001-4

Radionuclide Soil Action Levels

(10/19/01)

2000

2000-1

Comments on Conceptual Model for Actinide Migration Studies

(1/6/00)

2000-2

Comments on the Actinide Migration Evaluation Fiscal Year 2000 Activities

(2/3/00)

2000-3

Public Participation in Decision Process for Closure Plan Assumptions

(3/2/00)

2000-4

Proposed Future Land Use Legislation

(7/6/00)

2000-5

Comments on the RFCA Standard Operating Protocol for Facility Disposition

(7/6/00)

2000-6

Sponsorship of Public Workshops Related to Development of Radionuclide Soil Action Levels (RSALs) for Rocky Flats

(12/7/00)

1999

[Note: During 1999, the Advisory Board worked primarily on developing its vision for the cleanup and closure of Rocky Flats, see 99-5.]

Comments on Environmental Assessment for Temporary Storage of Transuranic Waste

(7/19/99)

99-2

Comments on the Industrial Area Characterization and Remediation Strategy

(9/2/99)

99-3

Recommendations for Actinide Migration Evaluation Public Meetings

(9/2/99)

99-4

Comments on Contract Renewal Negotiations between the Department of Energy and Kaiser-Hill

(9/12/99)

99-5

A Vision for the Cleanup of Rocky Flats

(10/7/99)

1998

98-1

Building 779 Decommissioning Operations Plan

(1/8/98)

98-2

Improving Communication of Environmental Monitoring Information and Data at Rocky Flats

(2/5/98)

98-3

Comments on Rocky Flats Integrated Monitoring Plan

(2/5/98)

98-4

Comments on Residues EIS

(2/5/98)

98-5

Request to Extend Comment Period on Accelerating Cleanup: Paths to Closure Document

(3/5/98)

98-6

Follow-up to RFCAB Recommendation 97-2 Regarding a Review of Kaiser-Hill's Contract

(3/5/98)

98-7

Comments on Accelerating Cleanup: Paths to Closure

(5/7/98)

98-8

RFCAB Role in Developing Improved Communication of Environmental Monitoring Data

(6/4/98)

98-9

Environmental Monitoring Program at Rocky Flats

(6/4/98)

98-10

Intersite Discussions on Nuclear Materials and Waste

(6/4/98)

98-11

Release of Revised Plutonium Inventories

(6/4/98)

98-12

Control of Radiological Sources

(6/4/98)

98-13

Endstate Reuse of Rocky Flats

(6/4/98)

98-14

Comments on the Natural Resource Management Policy

(6/4/98)

98-15

Public Participation in Rocky Flats Budget Development

(7/2/98)

98-16

Retired Worker Medical Benefits

(8/6/98)

98-17

Materials Characterization and Storage Concerns

(8/6/98)

98-18

Future Use Stakeholder Involvement Process Plan

(9/3/98)

98-19

Funding for Retiree Medical Benefits

(10/1/98)

98-20

Draft Surplus Plutonium Disposition Environmental Impact Statement

(10/1/98)

1997

97-1

Rocky Flats Community Needs Assessment

(3/3/97)

97-2

Request for Assessment of Rocky Flats Performance-Based Contract

(5/1/97)

97-3

Independent Review of Rocky Flats Soil Action Levels

(5/1/97)

97-4

Extend Public Comment Period on T1 Trench PAM

(6/5/97)

97-5

Privatization of Functions at Rocky Flats

(7/3/97)

97-6

Rocky Flats Fiscal Year 1999 Budget

(7/3/97)

97-7

Containerized and Bulk CAMU Applications

(7/3/97)

97-8

Proposed Action Memorandum for the T1 Trench

(7/3/97)

97-9

Highly Enriched Uranium Vulnerabilities

(8/7/97)

97-10

NRC Standards and Rocky Flats Cleanup

(9/4/97)

97-11

Transportation of Radioactive Waste Through Colorado

(9/4/97)

97-12

Accelerating Cleanup: A Focus on 2006

(9/4/97)

97-13

Rocky Flats Safeguards and Security Issues

(9/4/97)

97-14

Worker Retaliation Issues

(12/4/97)

97-15

Rocky Flats Safeguards and Security Issues

(12/4/97)

1996

96-1

Rocky Flats Draft Conceptual Vision

(1/9/96)

96-2

Rocky Flats Cleanup Agreement - followup to #95-12

(1/9/96)

96-3

Rocky Flats Area Emergency Public Assistance and Health Referral Center

(1/9/96)

96-4

Preliminary Comments on Accelerated Site Action Project

(2/1/96)

96-5

Waste Management Programmatic Impact Statement

(2/19/96)

96-6

Rocky Flats Fiscal Year 1998 Budget

(4/11/96)

96-7

Site Wide Environmental Impact Statement

(4/11/96)

96-8

Rocky Flats Cleanup Agreement / Vision

(5/2/96)

96-9

Storage and Disposition of Weapons-Usable Fissile Materials PEIS

(5/2/96)

96-10

Rocky Flats Retired and Disabled Workers Medical Benefits

(7/11/96)

96-11

CDPHE Community Air Monitoring Proposal

(7/11/96)

96-12

Site Wide Environmental Impact Statement

(7/11/96)

96-13

Cleanup Principles and Critical Reporting Elements

(9/5/96)

96-14

Delay Setting Final Soil Action Levels

(10/3/96)

96-15

Additional Comments and Recommendations on Soil Action Levels

(11/7/96)

96-16

Ten Year Plan

(11/7/96)

96-17

Rocky Flats Water Quality Standards

(12/5/96)

96-18

Additional Recommendations on Soil Action Levels: Institutional Controls

(12/5/96)

1995

95-1

Budget - Cleanup Activities

(2/2/95)

95-2

Oppose Release of Buffer Zone Land

(4/6/95)

95-3

Solar Ponds

(4/6/95)

95-4

Adoption of Summit I Priorities

(5/4/95)

95-5

Shift Environmental Restoration Funding to High Risk Activities

(6/1/95)

95-6

Increase Rocky Flats Budget to allow for B371 Contingency Fund

(7/6/95)

95-7

Endorse Future Site Use Working Group Recommendations

(8/3/95)

95-8

"Plutonium at Rocky Flats - A Framework for Decision-Making"

(9/7/95)

95-9

Mortgage Reduction

(9/7/95)

95-10

Site Technology Coordination Group - outside stakeholder involvement

(9/7/95)

95-11

Interim End State Proposal - public involvement

(9/7/95)

95-12

Rocky Flats Cleanup Agreement - six outstanding issues

(10/5/95)

95-13

Use of Site-Wide Environmental Strategy Agreement as Basis for Negotiations

(10/5/95)

95-14

Waste Management: Storage and Disposal at Rocky Flats

(10/5/95)

95-15

Site Technology Coordination Group - lack of progress and involvement

(11/2/95)

95-16

Consolidation and Storage of Plutonium at Rocky Flats

(11/2/95)

1994

94-1

National Conversion Pilot Project - Proceed to Stage II

(7/7/94)

94-2

Prepare Environmental Assessment for Liquid Plutonium Stabilization

(8/4/94)

94-3

Community Values for Rocky Flats Cleanup Agreement

(8/4/94)