Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice, 78470-78471 [E6-22383]

Download as PDF pwalker on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES 78470 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 250 / Friday, December 29, 2006 / Notices following general requirements: (1) The name, address and telephone number of the requestor or petitioner; (2) the nature of the requestor’s/petitioner’s right under the Act to be made a party to the proceeding; (3) the nature and extent of the requestor’s/petitioner’s property, financial, or other interest in the proceeding; and (4) the possible effect of any decision or order which may be entered in the proceeding on the requestor’s/petitioner’s interest. The petition must also identify the specific contentions which the petitioner/ requestor seeks to have litigated at the proceeding. Each contention must consist of a specific statement of the issue of law or fact to be raised or controverted. 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If the final determination is that the amendment request involves a significant hazards consideration, any hearing held would VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:15 Dec 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 take place before the issuance of any amendment. Nontimely requests and/or petitions and contentions will not be entertained absent a determination by the Commission or the presiding officer of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board that the petition, request and/or the contentions should be granted based on a balancing of the factors specified in 10 CFR 2.309(c)(1)(i)–(viii). A request for a hearing or a petition for leave to intervene must be filed by: (1) First class mail addressed to the Office of the Secretary of the Commission, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001, Attention: Rulemaking and Adjudications Staff; (2) courier, express mail, and expedited delivery services: Office of the Secretary, Sixteenth Floor, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852, Attention: Rulemaking and Adjudications Staff; (3) E-mail addressed to the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, HEARINGDOCKET@NRC.GOV; or (4) facsimile transmission addressed to the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, Attention: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff at (301) 415–1101, verification number is (301) 415–1966. A copy of the request for hearing and petition for leave to intervene should also be sent to the Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001, and it is requested that copies be transmitted either by means of facsimile transmission to 301–415–3725 or by email to OGCMailCenter@nrc.gov. A copy of the request for hearing and petition for leave to intervene should also be sent to A. H. Gutterman, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004, attorney for the licensee. For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated December 20, 2006, which is available for public inspection at the Commission’s Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. Publicly available records will be accessible electronically from the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System’s (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at the NRC web site http://www.nrc.gov/ reading-rm.html. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC PDR Reference staff by PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 telephone at 1–800–397–4209, or 301– 415–4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 22nd day of December 2006. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Mohan C. Thadani, Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch IV, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. E6–22390 Filed 12–28–06; 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 February 1–3, 2007, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was previously published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 (71 FR 66561). Thursday, February 1, 2007, 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.–11:15 A.M.: Final Review of the Power Uprate Application for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Unit 1 (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) regarding the 5% power uprate application for Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Unit 1 and the associated NRC staff’s final Safety Evaluation. [Note: A portion of this session will be closed to protect information that is proprietary to General Electric, TVA, and their contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).] 12:45 P.M.–3:30 P.M.: Final Review of the License Renewal Application for the Oyster Creek Generating Station (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and AmerGen Energy Company, LLC. regarding the license renewal application for the Oyster Creek Generating Station and the associated NRC staff’s final Safety Evaluation Report. E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 250 / Friday, December 29, 2006 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES 3:45 P.M.–5:15 P.M.: Development of TRACE Thermal-Hydraulic Code (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the progress made by the staff in developing the TRACE thermal-hydraulic system analysis code and related matters. 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, February 2, 2007, 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.: Proposed Revision to 10 CFR 50.46 LOCA Criteria for Fuel Cladding Materials (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding proposed revision to 10 CFR 50.46 loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) criteria for fuel cladding materials. 10:15 A.M.–11:15 A.M.: Draft Final Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.189 (DG–1170), ‘‘Fire Protection for Nuclear Power Plants,’’ and SRP Section 9.5.1, ‘‘Fire Protection Program’’ (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding draft final revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.189 (DG–1170) and Standard Review Plan (SRP) Section 9.5.1, as well as resolution of public comments. 11:15 A.M.–11:30 A.M.: Subcommittee Report (Open)—Report by and discussions with the Chairman of the ACRS Subcommittee on Reliability and Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) regarding the Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) PRA that was discussed during a meeting on December 14, 2006. 1 P.M.–2 P.M.: Wolf Creek Pressurizer Weld Flaws (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the Wolf Creek Pressurizer Weld Flaws, including description, current status, and future actions. 2 P.M.–2:30 P.M.: Proposed Revisions to Regulatory Guides and SRP Sections in Support of New Reactor Licensing (Open)—The Committee will consider proposed revisions to Regulatory Guides and SRP Sections that are VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:15 Dec 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 being made in support of new reactor licensing. 2:45 P.M.–3:30 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. 3:30 P.M.–3:45 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. 4 P.M.–7 P.M.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports. Saturday, February 3, 2007, Conference Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports. 12:30 P.M.–1 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 2, 2006 (71 FR 58015). 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 PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78471 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) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, I have determined that it will be necessary to close a portion of this meeting noted above to discuss information that is proprietary to General Electric, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and their contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4). 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 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 meeting 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: December 22, 2006. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E6–22383 Filed 12–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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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 February 1-3, 2007, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was 
previously published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 15, 
2006 (71 FR 66561).

Thursday, February 1, 2007, 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.-11:15 A.M.: Final Review of the Power Uprate Application for 
the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Unit 1 (Open/Closed)--The Committee 
will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of 
the NRC staff and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) regarding the 5% 
power uprate application for Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Unit 1 and the 
associated NRC staff's final Safety Evaluation.

    [Note: A portion of this session will be closed to protect 
information that is proprietary to General Electric, TVA, and their 
contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).]


12:45 P.M.-3:30 P.M.: Final Review of the License Renewal Application 
for the Oyster Creek Generating Station (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff and AmerGen Energy Company, LLC. regarding the license renewal 
application for the Oyster Creek Generating Station and the associated 
NRC staff's final Safety Evaluation Report.

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3:45 P.M.-5:15 P.M.: Development of TRACE Thermal-Hydraulic Code 
(Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions 
with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the progress made by 
the staff in developing the TRACE thermal-hydraulic system analysis 
code and related matters.
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, February 2, 2007, 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.: Proposed Revision to 10 CFR 50.46 LOCA Criteria for 
Fuel Cladding Materials (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations 
by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
proposed revision to 10 CFR 50.46 loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) 
criteria for fuel cladding materials.
10:15 A.M.-11:15 A.M.: Draft Final Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.189 
(DG-1170), ``Fire Protection for Nuclear Power Plants,'' and SRP 
Section 9.5.1, ``Fire Protection Program'' (Open)--The Committee will 
hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the 
NRC staff regarding draft final revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.189 
(DG-1170) and Standard Review Plan (SRP) Section 9.5.1, as well as 
resolution of public comments.
11:15 A.M.-11:30 A.M.: Subcommittee Report (Open)--Report by and 
discussions with the Chairman of the ACRS Subcommittee on Reliability 
and Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) regarding the Economic 
Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) PRA that was discussed during 
a meeting on December 14, 2006.
1 P.M.-2 P.M.: Wolf Creek Pressurizer Weld Flaws (Open)--The Committee 
will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of 
the NRC staff regarding the Wolf Creek Pressurizer Weld Flaws, 
including description, current status, and future actions.
2 P.M.-2:30 P.M.: Proposed Revisions to Regulatory Guides and SRP 
Sections in Support of New Reactor Licensing (Open)--The Committee will 
consider proposed revisions to Regulatory Guides and SRP Sections that 
are being made in support of new reactor licensing.
2:45 P.M.-3:30 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.
3:30 P.M.-3:45 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.
4 P.M.-7 P.M.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee will 
discuss proposed ACRS reports.

Saturday, February 3, 2007, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint 
North, Rockville, Maryland

8:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports.
12:30 P.M.-1 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 2, 2006 (71 FR 
58015). 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) of the Government in the 
Sunshine Act, I have determined that it will be necessary to close a 
portion of this meeting noted above to discuss information that is 
proprietary to General Electric, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and 
their contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).
    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 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 
meeting 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 video-teleconferencing 
services is not guaranteed.

    Dated: December 22, 2006.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-22383 Filed 12-28-06; 8:45 am]
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