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Notice of Intent to Revise Department of Energy Order 151.1C, Comprehensive Emergency Management System

A revision is necessary for several to address the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Recommendation 2014-1 for DOE to update its emergency management directive and to address conflicts, omissions, deficiencies, and inconsistent interpretations within the existing DOE O 151.1C have been self-identified by the Office of Emergency Management, or revealed by field elements and program offices since the order was issued in 2005. To address these a series of over 50 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) was developed to be integrated into the updated order, and to Include more emphasis on emergency management requirements related to severe events.

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The mission of the Department of Energy is to assure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.  Available online, the DOE Corporate Overview - 2012