Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting, 3879-3880 [E7-1266]

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 17 (Friday, January 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3879-3880]
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[FR Doc No: E7-1266]


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Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting

    The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 176th 
meeting on February 13-15, 2007, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland.
    The schedule for this meeting is as follows:

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

ACNW Working Group on the Igneous Activity White Paper (Open)

Day 1: Discussion of the Nature and Probability of Igneous Activity
    8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.: Opening Remarks and Introductions (Open)--The 
ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
today's sessions. ACNW Member Dr. Bill Hinze will provide an overview 
of the first day of the Working Group Meeting, including the meeting 
purpose, scope, anticipated results, and introduce invited subject 
matter experts.
    8:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: Representatives from University of Bristol, 
England, Battelle Corporation, University of South Florida, University 
of Nevada-Las Vegas, NRC staff and Department of Energy--Yucca Mountain 
Project Operations (YMPO) will discuss the global view of igneous 
activity and general challenges associated with estimating volcanism 
recurrence and the current state of the science. During this Session, 
panel discussions by Committee members and invited subject matter 
experts will take place.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

ACNW Working Group on the Igneous Activity White Paper (Open)

Day 2: Discussion of Consequences of Igneous Activity
    8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.: Opening Remarks and Introductions--The ACNW 
Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's 
sessions. ACNW Member Dr. Bill Hinze will provide an overview of the 
second day of the Working Group Meeting, including the meeting purpose, 
scope, anticipated results, and introduce invited subject matter 
experts.
    8:45 a.m.-5:45 p.m.: Representatives from Johns Hopkins University, 
University of California-Los Angeles, NRC staff, University of Utah, 
Clark County, Nevada, and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) will 
discuss magma/repository/canister processes in both eruptive and 
intrusive scenarios and implication for risk from igneous activity at 
the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. During this Session, panel 
discussions by the Committee members and invited subject matter experts 
will take place. A round table wrap up discussion will follow, when all 
participants will be able to provide their comments. Committee members 
will discuss their impressions of the WGM and a possible letter report 
to the Commission.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

    10 a.m.-10:05 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)--
The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's 
sessions.
    10:05 a.m.-11 a.m.: Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) 
Workshop on Cementitious Materials Used in Waste Determination 
Activities (Open)--The Committee will be briefed by a representative 
from Penn State University on the SRNL workshop on cementitious 
materials for waste treatment, disposal, remediation and 
decommissioning, which was held in Aiken, SC on December 12-14, 2006.
    11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Semi-Annual Briefing by the Office of Federal and 
State Materials and Environmental Management Programs (FSME) (Open)--
The FSME Office and Division Directors will brief the Committee on 
recent and future activities of interest within their respective 
programs.
    1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Briefing on International Conferences on 
Decommissioning and Low Level Waste Subjects (Open/Closed)--FSME 
representatives will brief the Committee on their participation in (1) 
The

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International Conference on Lessons Learned from the Decommissioning of 
Nuclear Facilities and the Safe Termination of Nuclear Activities, 
December 2006, Athens, Greece and (2) a Technical Meeting on a Safety 
Guide on Classification of Radioactive Waste at the IAEA, in November 
and December 2006 , Vienna, Austria.

    [Note: A portion of the session briefing may be closed to 
discuss IAEA confidential information.]

    2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Possible use of Moderator Exclusion for 
Transportation Packages (Open)--Representatives from the NRC Office of 
Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards (NMSS), Division of Spent Fuel 
Storage and Transportation (SFST), will brief the Committee on 
preliminary views surrounding the development of a Commission Paper 
addressing both technical and regulatory issues for allowing Moderator 
Exclusion for transportation packages.
    4 p.m.-5:30 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 the ACNW 
Action Plan as well as future Committee Meetings.
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 12, 2006 (71 FR 
60196). 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. 
Antonio F. Dias (Telephone 301-415-6805), 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. Dias as to their particular needs.
    In accordance with Subsection 10(d) Pub. L. 92-463, I have 
determined that it may be necessary to close a portion of this meeting 
noted above to discuss IAEA confidential information pursuant to 5 
U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).
    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. Dias.
    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: January 22, 2007.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-1266 Filed 1-25-07; 8:45 am]
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