The following are IEER’s comments on the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the Department of Energy in its Draft Complex Transformation Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SPEIS) for the transformation of its nuclear complex to make it “smaller, and more responsive, efficient and secure.” The comments are divided in two parts.

As a preliminary statement, it should be noted that the NNSA failed to respond to a number of comments that IEER submitted on 17 January 2007 on the Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplement to the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement – Complex 2030, October 19, 2006. Specifically, the NNSA did not address: