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The schedule for this meeting is as follows: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.: Opening Statement (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:56 Dec 28, 2005 Jkt 208001 77197 8:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.: Status of RiskInformed Decisionmaking for Nuclear Materials and Waste Application (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding draft staff guidance on the application of risk insights in the waste and materials areas. 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Fabrication of Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) Uncanistered Fuel Waste Package (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding fabrication of a pressurized water reactor uncanistered fuel waste package prototype for the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. 1 p.m.–2 p.m.: Spent Fuel Transportation Package Response to the Baltimore Tunnel Fire Scenario (NUREG/CR–6886) (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding a study involving the 2001 Baltimore tunnel fire. The study involves the 3-dimensional modeling of the behavior of three different transportation cask types under thermal conditions similar to those that existed in the Baltimore tunnel fire event. The staff will also summarize comments received from the public on NUREG/ CR–6886. 2 p.m.–3 p.m.: White Paper on Transportation (Open)—The Committee will discuss a proposed white paper on transportation of nuclear waste. 3:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACNW Reports/Letters (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date 09/29/2005 09/29/2005 10/05/2005 11/02/2005 12/2004 ACNW reports on matters considered during this and/or previous meetings. Wednesday, January 11, 2006 9:30 a.m.–9:35 a.m.: Opening Statement (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 9:35 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: Source Characterization (Spatial Analysis and Decision Assistance Code) (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the capabilities of Version 4.1 of the Spatial Analysis and Decision Assistance (SADA) Bayesian subsurface analysis code. 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Use of Dedicated Trains for Transportation of High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with a representative of the Federal Railroad Administration regarding their study on the use of dedicated trains for transportation of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel to the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. 1 p.m.–2 p.m.: Preparation for Commission Briefing (Open)—The Committee will review the final presentations in preparation for the Commission briefing on January 11, 2006. 2 p.m.–4 p.m.: Meeting with the NRC Commissioners, Commissioners’ Conference Room, One White Flint North, Rockville, MD (Open)—The Committee will meet with the NRC E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 77198 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 249 / Thursday, December 29, 2005 / Notices wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Commissioners to discuss recent and planned activities. 4:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACNW Reports/Letters (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACNW reports on matters considered during this and/or previous meetings. Thursday, January 12, 2006 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 8:35 a.m.–11:45 a.m.: Discussion of ACNW Reports/Letters (Open)—The Committee will discuss prepared draft letters and determine whether letters would be written on topics discussed during the meeting. 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of ACNW activities, and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit. Discussions may include future Committee Meetings. Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2005 (70 FR 59081). In accordance with these procedures, oral or written statements may be presented by members of the public. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify Mr. Michael P. Lee (Telephone 301–415–6887), between 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, as far in advance as practicable so that appropriate arrangements can be made to schedule the necessary time during the meeting for such statements. Use of still, motion picture, and television cameras during this meeting will be limited to selected portions of the meeting as determined by the ACNW Chairman. Information regarding the time to be set aside for taking pictures may be obtained by contacting the ACNW office prior to the meeting. In view of the possibility that the schedule for ACNW meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as necessary to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, persons planning to attend should notify Mr. Lee as to their particular needs. Further information regarding topics to be discussed, whether the meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, the Chairman’s ruling on requests for the opportunity to present oral statements and the time allotted, therefore can be obtained by contacting Mr. Lee. ACNW meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:56 Dec 28, 2005 Jkt 208001 available through the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) at pdr@nrc.gov, or by calling the PDR at 1–800–397– 4209, or from the Publicly Available Records System 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). Video Teleconferencing service is available for observing open sessions of ACNW meetings. Those wishing to use this service for observing ACNW meetings should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACNW Audiovisual 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 video teleconferencing link. The availability of video teleconferencing services is not guaranteed. Dated: December 22, 2005. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E5–8088 Filed 12–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting handling anticipated heavy workload, proactive initiatives, knowledge management, ACRS subcommittee structure, and other activities related to the conduct of ACRS business. Friday, January 27, 2006–8:30 a.m. Until 1 p.m. The Subcommittee will discuss stakeholders’ comments received during ACRS self-assessment survey, significant technical challenges in certain areas, including advanced reactor designs, early site permits, extended power uprates, and riskinforming 10 CFR part 50, and other activities related to the conduct of ACRS business. The Subcommittee will gather information, analyze relevant issues and facts, and formulate proposed positions and actions, as appropriate, for deliberation by the full Committee. Members of the public desiring to provide oral statements and/or written comments should notify the Designated Federal Official, Dr. John T. Larkins (telephone: 301–415–7360) between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. (ET) five days prior to the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 249 (Thursday, December 29, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77197-77198]
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Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting

    The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 167th 
meeting on January 10-12, 2006, Room T-2B3, Two White Flint North, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.
    The schedule for this meeting is as follows:

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

    8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.: Opening Statement (Open)--The ACNW Chairman 
will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's sessions.
    8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.: Status of Risk-Informed Decisionmaking for 
Nuclear Materials and Waste Application (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff regarding draft staff guidance on the application of risk 
insights in the waste and materials areas.
    10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Fabrication of Pressurized Water Reactor 
(PWR) Uncanistered Fuel Waste Package (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff regarding fabrication of a pressurized water reactor uncanistered 
fuel waste package prototype for the proposed Yucca Mountain 
repository.
    1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Spent Fuel Transportation Package Response to the 
Baltimore Tunnel Fire Scenario (NUREG/CR-6886) (Open)--The Committee 
will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of 
the NRC staff regarding a study involving the 2001 Baltimore tunnel 
fire. The study involves the 3-dimensional modeling of the behavior of 
three different transportation cask types under thermal conditions 
similar to those that existed in the Baltimore tunnel fire event. The 
staff will also summarize comments received from the public on NUREG/
CR-6886.
    2 p.m.-3 p.m.: White Paper on Transportation (Open)--The Committee 
will discuss a proposed white paper on transportation of nuclear waste.
    3:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACNW Reports/Letters (Open)--
The Committee will discuss proposed ACNW reports on matters considered 
during this and/or previous meetings.

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

    9:30 a.m.-9:35 a.m.: Opening Statement (Open)--The ACNW Chairman 
will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's sessions.
    9:35 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Source Characterization (Spatial Analysis and 
Decision Assistance Code) (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations 
by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
the capabilities of Version 4.1 of the Spatial Analysis and Decision 
Assistance (SADA) Bayesian subsurface analysis code.
    10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Use of Dedicated Trains for Transportation 
of High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel (Open)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with a 
representative of the Federal Railroad Administration regarding their 
study on the use of dedicated trains for transportation of high-level 
radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel to the proposed Yucca Mountain 
repository.
    1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Preparation for Commission Briefing (Open)--The 
Committee will review the final presentations in preparation for the 
Commission briefing on January 11, 2006.
    2 p.m.-4 p.m.: Meeting with the NRC Commissioners, Commissioners' 
Conference Room, One White Flint North, Rockville, MD (Open)--The 
Committee will meet with the NRC

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Commissioners to discuss recent and planned activities.
    4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACNW Reports/Letters (Open)--
The Committee will discuss proposed ACNW reports on matters considered 
during this and/or previous meetings.

Thursday, January 12, 2006

    8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)--
The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
today's sessions.
    8:35 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Discussion of ACNW Reports/Letters (Open)--
The Committee will discuss prepared draft letters and determine whether 
letters would be written on topics discussed during the meeting.
    11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will 
discuss matters related to the conduct of ACNW activities, and specific 
issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and 
availability of information permit. Discussions may include future 
Committee Meetings.
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2005 (70 FR 
59081). In accordance with these procedures, oral or written statements 
may be presented by members of the public. Electronic recordings will 
be permitted only during those portions of the meeting that are open to 
the public. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify Mr. 
Michael P. Lee (Telephone 301-415-6887), between 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
ET, as far in advance as practicable so that appropriate arrangements 
can be made to schedule the necessary time during the meeting for such 
statements. Use of still, motion picture, and television cameras during 
this meeting will be limited to selected portions of the meeting as 
determined by the ACNW Chairman. Information regarding the time to be 
set aside for taking pictures may be obtained by contacting the ACNW 
office prior to the meeting. In view of the possibility that the 
schedule for ACNW meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as necessary 
to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, persons planning to attend 
should notify Mr. Lee as to their particular needs.
    Further information regarding topics to be discussed, whether the 
meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, the Chairman's ruling on 
requests for the opportunity to present oral statements and the time 
allotted, therefore can be obtained by contacting Mr. Lee.
    ACNW meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are 
available through the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) at pdr@nrc.gov, or 
by calling the PDR at 1-800-397-4209, or from the Publicly Available 
Records System 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).
    Video Teleconferencing service is available for observing open 
sessions of ACNW meetings. Those wishing to use this service for 
observing ACNW meetings should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACNW 
Audiovisual 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 video 
teleconferencing link. The availability of video teleconferencing 
services is not guaranteed.

    Dated: December 22, 2005.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E5-8088 Filed 12-28-05; 8:45 am]
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