The Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB) is a federally chartered volunteer citizens panel that provides advice and recommendations to the U.S. Department of Energy on its Oak Ridge environmental cleanup program. Because public comment is important to the ORSSAB study and recommendation process, we’d like to hear your concerns and opinions regarding environmental management issues related to the Department’s Oak Ridge Reservation. Please take a moment to complete this short questionnaire. If you have questions, please call our office at (865) 241-4583 or 241-4584.
OMB Control Number: 1910-5160. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 5 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to Office of the Chief Information Officer, Records Management Division, IM-23, Paperwork Reduction Project (1910- 5160), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, 20585-1290; and to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA, Paperwork Reduction Project (1910- 5160), Washington, DC 20503.

* 1. City of residence

* 2. Which of these issues are important to you? Feel free to rank them in order of importance, with 1 being the most to you:

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Historic preservation at the U.S. National Security Complex (Y-12), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10), and/or the East Tennessee Technology Park (K-25)
Long-term care (stewardship) of radioactive contamination left in place, and waste placed in the DOE environmental cleanup program's disposal facility
Reduction of contamination being able to leave DOE property via groundwater
Economic development at East Tennessee Technology Park (re-industrialization of the site)
Transportation of radioactive and chemically contaminated waste on public roads and highways
Educating area students and the public at-large about the history of the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation and contamination that exists and may remain at the site
Demolition of buildings and facilities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Y-12 that are no longer necessary
Cleanup of Bear Creek Burial Grounds

* 3. Are you aware of the monthly ORSSAB meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 Science.Gov Way in Oak Ridge and that we encourage individual participation through our public comment period?

* 4. Have you read or seen the following?

* 5. Do you feel there are adequate avenues for the public to provide input into the DOE Oak Ridge environmental cleanup program?

* 6. If you answered 'no' to the question above please give us your suggestions to improve public input.

* 7. How effective do you feel the SSAB is in representing community interests in DOE Environmental Management program issues and activities?

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