Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice, 55637-55638 [05-18913]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 183 / Thursday, September 22, 2005 / Notices the scope of matters to be discussed at this public meeting. At the conclusion of the scoping process, the NRC will prepare a concise summary of the determination and conclusions reached, including the significant issues identified, and will send a copy of the summary to each participant in the scoping process. The summary will also be available for inspection in ADAMS at http:// www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. The NRC staff will then prepare and issue for comment the draft supplement to the GEIS, which will be the subject of separate notices and separate public meetings at a later time. Copies will be available for public inspection at the above-mentioned addresses, and one copy per request will be provided free of charge. After receipt and consideration of the comments, the NRC will prepare a final supplement to the GEIS, which will also be available for public inspection. Information about the proposed action, the supplement to the GEIS, and the scoping process may be obtained from Dr. Masnik at the aforementioned telephone number or e-mail address. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 16th day of September 2005. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Samson S. Lee, Acting Program Director, License Renewal and Environmental Impacts Program, Division of Regulatory Improvement Programs, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 05–18915 Filed 9–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice In accordance with the purposes of Sections 29 and 182b. of the Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 2039, 2232b), the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) will hold a meeting on October 6–8, 2005, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was previously published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 24, 2004 (69 FR 68412). Thursday, October 6, 2005, Conference Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:53 Sep 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 8:35 a.m.–10 a.m.: Interim Review of the License Renewal Application for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3 (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the Tennessee Valley Authority and the NRC staff regarding the license renewal application for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3 and the NRC staff’s Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items. 10:15 a.m.–11:45 a.m.: Proposed Recommendations for Resolving Generic Safety Issue (GSI)–80, ‘‘Pipe Break Effects on Control Rod Drive Hydraulic Lines in the Drywells of Boiling Water Reactor Mark I and II Containments’’ (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the recommendations proposed by the NRC Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research for resolving GSI– 80. 12:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m.: Resolution of ACRS Comments on the Draft Final Regulatory Guide, ‘‘Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Fire Protection for Existing Light Water Nuclear Power Plants’’ (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) regarding the changes made to this Guide and to NEI 04–02, ‘‘Guidance for Implementing a Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Fire Protection Program Under 10 CFR 50.48(c),’’ in response to the ACRS comments and recommendations included in its June 14, 2005 letter. 2:30 p.m.–4 p.m.: Davis-Besse Reactor Pressure Vessel Head Integrity Calculations (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the expert elicitation and calculations performed for the reactor pressure vessel head integrity of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant. 4:15 p.m.–5:15 p.m.: Quality Assessment of the Selected NRC Research Program (Open)—The Committee will discuss the results of the cognizant ACRS panel’s assessment of the quality of the NRC research projects on: Standardized Plant Analysis Risk (SPAR) Models Development Program; Steam Generator Tube Integrity Program at the Argonne National Laboratory; and the ThermalHydraulic Test Program at the Penn State University. 5:30 p.m.–7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters considered during this meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55637 Friday, October 7, 2005, Conference Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting. 8:35 a.m.–10 a.m.: Licensees’ Responses to the Bulletin on, ‘‘Emergency Preparedness and Response Actions for Security-Based Events’’ (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding licensees’ responses to the Bulletin related to Emergency Preparedness and Response Actions for Security-Based Events. 10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m.: NRC Staff’s Response to the ACRS Letter on the Proposed Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide 1.82, ‘‘Water Sources for LongTerm Recirculation Cooling Following a Loss-of-Coolant Accident’’ (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the staff’s response to the ACRS letter on the Proposed Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide 1.82. 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: Format and Content of the NRC Safety Research Program Report to the Commission (Open)—The Committee will hear a report by and hold discussions with the Chairman of the ACRS Subcommittee on Safety Research Program regarding the format and content of the ACRS report to the Commission on the NRC Safety Research Program as well as assignments for the ACRS members. 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open)—The Committee will discuss the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the full Committee during future meetings. Also, it will hear a report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee on matters related to the conduct of ACRS business, including anticipated workload and member assignments. 2:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open)—The Committee will discuss the responses from the NRC Executive Director for Operations to comments and recommendations included in recent ACRS reports and letters. 2:30 p.m.–3 p.m.: Subcommittee Report (Open)—The Committee will hear a report by and hold discussions with the Chairmen of the ACRS Subcommittees on Plant Operations and E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 55638 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 183 / Thursday, September 22, 2005 / Notices Plant License Renewal regarding matters discussed at the September 21, 2005 Subcommittee meeting. 3:15 p.m.–7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports. Saturday, October 8, 2005, Conference Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 a.m.–12 Noon: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. 12 Noon–12:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of Committee activities and matters and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit. Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 5, 2004 (69 FR 59620). In accordance with those procedures, oral or written views may be presented by members of the public, including representatives of the nuclear industry. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during the open portions of the meeting. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify the Cognizant ACRS staff named below five days before the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made to allow necessary time during the meeting for such statements. Use of still, motion picture, and television cameras during the meeting may be limited to selected portions of the meeting as determined by the Chairman. Information regarding the time to be set aside for this purpose may be obtained by contacting the Cognizant ACRS staff prior to the meeting. In view of the possibility that the schedule for ACRS meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as necessary to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, persons planning to attend should check with the Cognizant ACRS staff if such rescheduling would result in major inconvenience. In accordance with Subsection 10(d) Public Law 92–463, I have determined that it is necessary to close portions of this meeting noted above to discuss and protect information classified as national security information and safeguards information pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (3). Further information regarding topics to be discussed, whether the meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, as well as the Chairman’s ruling on requests for the opportunity to present oral statements and the time allotted therefor can be obtained by contacting VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:53 Sep 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 Mr. Sam Duraiswamy, Cognizant ACRS staff (301–415–7364), between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m., ET. ACRS meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are available through the NRC Public Document Room at pdr@nrc.gov, or by calling the PDR at 1–800–397–4209, or from the Publicly Available Records System (PARS) component of NRC’s document system (ADAMS) which is accessible from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html or http://www.nrc.gov/ reading-rm/doc-collections/ (ACRS & ACNW Mtg schedules/agendas). Videoteleconferencing service is available for observing open sessions of ACRS meetings. Those wishing to use this service for observing ACRS meetings should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301–415–8066), between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m., ET, at least 10 days before the meeting to ensure the availability of this service. Individuals or organizations requesting this service will be responsible for telephone line charges and for providing the equipment and facilities that they use to establish the videoteleconferencing link. The availability of videoteleconferencing services is not guaranteed. Dated: September 16, 2005. Annette L. Vietti-Cook, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 05–18913 Filed 9–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has submitted the following proposal(s) for the collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval. Summary of Proposals (1) Collection title: Evidence for Application of Overall Minimum. (2) Form(s) submitted: G–319, G–320. (3) OMB Number: 3220–0083. (4) Expiration date of current OMB clearance: 1/31/2007. (5) Type of request: Revision of a currently approved collection. (6) Respondents: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Non-profit institutions. (7) Estimated annual number of respondents: 475. PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (8) Total annual responses: 475. (9) Total annual reporting hours: 170. (10) Collection description: Under Section 3(f)(3) of the Railroad Retirement Act, the total monthly benefits payable to a railroad employee and his family are guaranteed to be no less than the amount which would be payable if the employee’s railroad service had been covered by the Social Security Act. Additional Information or Comments: Copies of the forms and supporting documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance officer (312–751–3363 or Charles.Mierzwa@RRB.GOV). Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611–2092, or Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.GOV and to the OMB Desk Officer for the RRB, at the Office of Management and Budget, Room 10230, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Charles Mierzwa, Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–18928 Filed 9–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meetings during the week of September 26, 2005: A closed meeting will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2005 at 3 p.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the closed meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), (9)(ii) and (10) permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the closed meeting. Commissioner Atkins, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matters of the closed meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 29, 2005 will be: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice

    In accordance with the purposes of Sections 29 and 182b. of the 
Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 2039, 2232b), the Advisory Committee on 
Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) will hold a meeting on October 6-8, 2005, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was 
previously published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 24, 
2004 (69 FR 68412).

Thursday, October 6, 2005, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint 
North, Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)--
The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
the meeting.
    8:35 a.m.-10 a.m.: Interim Review of the License Renewal 
Application for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3 
(Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions 
with representatives of the Tennessee Valley Authority and the NRC 
staff regarding the license renewal application for the Browns Ferry 
Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3 and the NRC staff's Safety Evaluation 
Report with Open Items.
    10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Proposed Recommendations for Resolving 
Generic Safety Issue (GSI)-80, ``Pipe Break Effects on Control Rod 
Drive Hydraulic Lines in the Drywells of Boiling Water Reactor Mark I 
and II Containments'' (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by 
and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
the recommendations proposed by the NRC Office of Nuclear Regulatory 
Research for resolving GSI-80.
    12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Resolution of ACRS Comments on the Draft 
Final Regulatory Guide, ``Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Fire 
Protection for Existing Light Water Nuclear Power Plants'' (Open)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff and Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 
regarding the changes made to this Guide and to NEI 04-02, ``Guidance 
for Implementing a Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Fire Protection 
Program Under 10 CFR 50.48(c),'' in response to the ACRS comments and 
recommendations included in its June 14, 2005 letter.
    2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: Davis-Besse Reactor Pressure Vessel Head 
Integrity Calculations (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by 
and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
the expert elicitation and calculations performed for the reactor 
pressure vessel head integrity of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant.
    4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.: Quality Assessment of the Selected NRC 
Research Program (Open)--The Committee will discuss the results of the 
cognizant ACRS panel's assessment of the quality of the NRC research 
projects on: Standardized Plant Analysis Risk (SPAR) Models Development 
Program; Steam Generator Tube Integrity Program at the Argonne National 
Laboratory; and the Thermal-Hydraulic Test Program at the Penn State 
University.
    5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters considered during this 
meeting.

Friday, October 7, 2005, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint North, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)--
The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
the meeting.
    8:35 a.m.-10 a.m.: Licensees' Responses to the Bulletin on, 
``Emergency Preparedness and Response Actions for Security-Based 
Events'' (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear presentations by and 
hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
licensees' responses to the Bulletin related to Emergency Preparedness 
and Response Actions for Security-Based Events.
    10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.: NRC Staff's Response to the ACRS Letter on 
the Proposed Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide 1.82, ``Water Sources for 
Long-Term Recirculation Cooling Following a Loss-of-Coolant Accident'' 
(Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions 
with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the staff's response to 
the ACRS letter on the Proposed Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide 1.82.
    11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Format and Content of the NRC Safety 
Research Program Report to the Commission (Open)--The Committee will 
hear a report by and hold discussions with the Chairman of the ACRS 
Subcommittee on Safety Research Program regarding the format and 
content of the ACRS report to the Commission on the NRC Safety Research 
Program as well as assignments for the ACRS members.
    1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning 
and Procedures Subcommittee (Open)--The Committee will discuss the 
recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding 
items proposed for consideration by the full Committee during future 
meetings. Also, it will hear a report of the Planning and Procedures 
Subcommittee on matters related to the conduct of ACRS business, 
including anticipated workload and member assignments.
    2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and 
Recommendations (Open)--The Committee will discuss the responses from 
the NRC Executive Director for Operations to comments and 
recommendations included in recent ACRS reports and letters.
    2:30 p.m.-3 p.m.: Subcommittee Report (Open)--The Committee will 
hear a report by and hold discussions with the Chairmen of the ACRS 
Subcommittees on Plant Operations and

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Plant License Renewal regarding matters discussed at the September 21, 
2005 Subcommittee meeting.
    3:15 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will discuss proposed ACRS reports.

Saturday, October 8, 2005, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint 
North, Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-12 Noon: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports.
    12 Noon-12:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will 
discuss matters related to the conduct of Committee activities and 
matters and specific issues that were not completed during previous 
meetings, as time and availability of information permit.
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 5, 2004 (69 FR 
59620). In accordance with those procedures, oral or written views may 
be presented by members of the public, including representatives of the 
nuclear industry. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during 
the open portions of the meeting. Persons desiring to make oral 
statements should notify the Cognizant ACRS staff named below five days 
before the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can 
be made to allow necessary time during the meeting for such statements. 
Use of still, motion picture, and television cameras during the meeting 
may be limited to selected portions of the meeting as determined by the 
Chairman. Information regarding the time to be set aside for this 
purpose may be obtained by contacting the Cognizant ACRS staff prior to 
the meeting. In view of the possibility that the schedule for ACRS 
meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as necessary to facilitate the 
conduct of the meeting, persons planning to attend should check with 
the Cognizant ACRS staff if such rescheduling would result in major 
inconvenience.
    In accordance with Subsection 10(d) Public Law 92-463, I have 
determined that it is necessary to close portions of this meeting noted 
above to discuss and protect information classified as national 
security information and safeguards information pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
552b(c)(1) and (3).
    Further information regarding topics to be discussed, whether the 
meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, as well as the Chairman's 
ruling on requests for the opportunity to present oral statements and 
the time allotted therefor can be obtained by contacting Mr. Sam 
Duraiswamy, Cognizant ACRS staff (301-415-7364), between 7:30 a.m. and 
4:15 p.m., ET.
    ACRS meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are 
available through the NRC Public Document Room at pdr@nrc.gov, or by 
calling the PDR at 1-800-397-4209, or from the Publicly Available 
Records System (PARS) component of NRC's document system (ADAMS) which 
is accessible from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/
adams.html or http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/ (ACRS & 
ACNW Mtg schedules/agendas).
    Videoteleconferencing service is available for observing open 
sessions of ACRS meetings. Those wishing to use this service for 
observing ACRS meetings should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACRS Audio 
Visual Technician (301-415-8066), between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m., ET, 
at least 10 days before the meeting to ensure the availability of this 
service. Individuals or organizations requesting this service will be 
responsible for telephone line charges and for providing the equipment 
and facilities that they use to establish the videoteleconferencing 
link. The availability of videoteleconferencing services is not 
guaranteed.

    Dated: September 16, 2005.
Annette L. Vietti-Cook,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 05-18913 Filed 9-21-05; 8:45 am]
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