The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Off-Site Source Recovery Program (OSRP) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) received the 2018 Richard S. Hodes, M.D. Honor Lecture Award on Monday, March 19, 2018 in recognition of the program’s innovative efforts in solving low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) management challenges in the United States by:
Jack Storton, Commissioner from the Commonwealth of Virginia, presented the award on behalf of the Southeast Compact Commission to Temeka Taplin, Federal Program Manager of NNSA-OSRP; Becky Coel-Roback, Los Alamos National Laboratory, OSRP Manager; and Dave Parks, Idaho National Laboratory, OSRP Manager. Ms. Taplin and John Zarling, Idaho National Laboratory, presented a lecture on the development and certification of the new Type-B transportation containers by NNSA-OSRP. For coverage of the award presentation and lecture, please the article published in the March 19 edition of the 2018 Waste Management Symposia newsletter, Insight at http://www.wmsym.org/insightnewsletter/index.cfm?Edition=Monday&ID=111.