Program Management includes all the activities and
expenses necessary to operate and support Nye County
NWRPO activities. These activities include Quality
Assurance (QA), staff, salaries, rents, equipment,
travel, printing, subscriptions, and certain capital
NWRPO's Quality Assurance Program (QAP) assures that
NWRPO's scientific activities proceed in a
systematic and technically sound manner, and that
documented instructions and procedures are used to
ensure the validity, integrity, preservation and
retrievability of all quality-affecting data generated.
The NWRPO QAP meets the requirements of ANSI/ASME
NQA-1 and the criteria of 10 CFR50, Appendix B.
NWRPO personnel and contractors or subcontractors
who perform or manage quality-affecting functions,
work under the procedures outlined in the QAP. The
NWRPO Director is responsible for assuring all work
performed under his or her direction complies with
the requirements of the QAP. The Project Quality
Assurance Officer is responsible for establishing,
implementing and verifying the QAP complies with
Nye County Oversight Funds
Funding for Nye County's nuclear waste oversight
program is provided by the federal Nuclear Waste
Fund and passes through the appropriations and
allocation process of the U.S. Federal Budget cycle.
Groundwater Evaluation Grant
GWE Program is funded under a
grant (#DE-FG52-06NA27206) from the U.S. Department
of Energy. The grant will extend through September
manages the Nye County's Yucca Mountain Repository
Oversight Program and GWE Program. NWRPO
program policy is established by the Nye County
Board of County Commissioners. NWRPO program
management is the responsibility of the NWRPO
Director under the direction of the County Manager.
NWRPO staff consists of
employees, and uses a variety of contractor services
to supplement its' technical capabilities. An independent Nye County auditor
monitors NWRPO's use of funds.