Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting, 9980-9981 [E7-3863]

Download as PDF 9980 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 6, 2007 / Notices inaccessible or underground electrical cables, and Require that addressees submit a written response to the NRC in accordance with NRC regulations in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Section 50.54(f). This Federal Register notice is available through the NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) under Accession Number ML070470317. DATES: The GL was issued on February 7, 2007. ADDRESSES: Not applicable. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberley Corp, (301) 415–1091 or by email kar1@nrc.gov or Matthew McConnell at (301) 415–1597 or e-mail mxm4@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NRC Generic Letter 2007–01 may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. Publicly available records will be accessible electronically from the ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at the NRC Web site, http://www.nrc.gov/NRC/ADAMS/ index.html. The ADAMS number for the GL is ML070360665. If you do not have access to ADAMS or if you have problems in accessing the documents in ADAMS, contact the NRC Public Document Room reference staff at 1–800–397–4209 or 301–415–4737 or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 20th day of February 2007. For The Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Theodore R. Quay, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. E7–3854 Filed 3–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION cprice-sewell on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 177th meeting on March 20–22, 2007, Room T–2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The schedule for this meeting is as follows: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 11 a.m.–11:05 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:35 Mar 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 11:05 a.m.–12 p.m.: Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) Workshop on Cementitious Materials Used in Waste Determination Activities (Open)—Professor Barry Scheetz from the Pennsylvania State University will brief the Committee on a SRNL-sponsored workshop that examined the use of cementitious materials in radioactive waste management applications. This workshop was held on December 12– 14, 2006, in Aiken, South Carolina. 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Stakeholder Views on Moderator Exclusion (Open)— Representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and H322 Consulting LLC will brief the Committee on their views on the moderator exclusion issue in transportation canisters for spent nuclear fuel. 2:45 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) / U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Views on Moderator Exclusion (Open)—An INL/DOE representative will brief the Committee on an upcoming license application requesting NRC approval for the DOE Standardized Spent Nuclear Fuel Canister relying on the use of moderator exclusion. 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.: Round Table Discussion on Moderator Exclusion (Open)—ACNW Member Ruth Weiner will lead a follow up discussion with the previous presenters and representatives from NRC’s Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards (NMSS), Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation (SFST), on the technical and regulatory issues surrounding the moderator exclusion issue. 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: ACNW Meeting with NRC Commissioner Gregory B. Jaczko (Open)—Commissioner Jaczko will address the Committee on current topics and issues of common interest. Wednesday, March 21, 2007 8:30 a.m.–8:45 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.–10 a.m.: Update by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on the Proposed Yucca Mountain Repository Design (Open)—A Department representative will update the Committee on the status of DOE design activities for surface facilities for the proposed geologic repository. Briefing is also expected to examine repository design options for spent PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 nuclear fuel handling in light of the TAD (transportation-aging-disposal) canister decision-making. 10:15 a.m.–12 p.m.: ACNW Action Plan for Fiscal Years 2007 and 2008 (Open)—The Committee will discuss and approve its Action Plan for Fiscal Years 2007 and 2008. 1 p.m.–2 p.m.: Briefing on Shieldalloy, New Jersey, Site Decommissioning Plan (Open)—Staff from the Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs (FSME) will brief the Committee on the Decommissioning Plan for the Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corporation’s complex decommissioning site. 2 p.m.–3 p.m.: Updated EPRI Response on Potential Igneous Event at Yucca Mountain (Open)—NRC staff recently reviewed reports prepared by EPRI on magma interactions with the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. EPRI representatives will provide the Committee with their comments on the staff’s review. 3:15 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 content of future letters and scope of future Committee Meetings. Thursday, March 22, 2007 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 8:35 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: ACNW White Paper on Volcanism (Open)— Followup discussion from February working group meeting; general review of observations, revisions, and summary conclusions for the White Paper on Igneous Activity at Yucca Mountain. 12:30 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 E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 6, 2007 / Notices 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. Informatition 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. 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: February 28, 2007. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E7–3863 Filed 3–5–07; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:35 Mar 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold a Planning and Procedures meeting on March 20, 2007, Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The entire meeting will be open to public attendance, with the exception of a portion that may be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) and (6) to discuss organizational and personnel matters that relate solely to internal personnel rules and practices of ACNW, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Tuesday, March 20, 2007—8:30 a.m.– 10:30 a.m. The Committee will discuss proposed ACNW activities and related matters. The purpose of this meeting is to 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, Mr. Antonio F. Dias (Telephone: 301/415–6805) between 8:15 a.m. and 5 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. Further information regarding this meeting can be obtained by contacting the Designated Federal Official between 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. (ET). Persons planning to attend this meeting are urged to contact the above named individual at least two working days prior to the meeting to be advised of any potential changes in the agenda. Dated: February 27, 2007. Antonio F. Dias, Acting Branch Chief, ACNW. [FR Doc. E7–3864 Filed 3–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETINGS: Fmt 4703 Monday, March 5, 2007 1 p.m. Meeting with Department of Energy on New Reactor Issues (Public Meeting). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Wednesday, March 7, 2007 9:30 a.m. Briefing on Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response (NSIR) Programs, Performance, and Plans (Public Meeting). (Contact: Miriam Cohen, 301 415–0260.) This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. 1 p.m. Discussion of Security Issues (Closed—Ex. 1 and 3). Thursday, March 8, 2007 9:55 a.m. Affirmation Session (Public Meeting) (Tentative) a. Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Early Site Permit for Clinton ESP) (Tentative). 10 a.m. Briefing on Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) Programs, Performance, and Plans (Public Meeting). (Contact: Gene Peters, 301 415– 5248.) This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. 1 p.m. Briefing on Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR) Programs, Performance, and Plans (Public Meeting). (Contact: Reginald Mitchell, 301 415–1275.) This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Week of March 12, 2007—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of March 12, 2007. Week of March 19, 2007—Tentative Sunshine Act Federal Register Notice Frm 00064 Week of March 5, 2007 Tuesday, March 20, 2007 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PO 00000 Weeks of March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 2007. PLACE: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public and Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: DATE: NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Regulatory Commission. BILLING CODE 7590–01–P 9981 Sfmt 4703 Nuclear 1:30 p.m. Briefing on Office of Information Services (OIS) Programs, Performance, and Plans (Public Meeting). 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Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting

    The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 177th 
meeting on March 20-22, 2007, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland.
    The schedule for this meeting is as follows:

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

11 a.m.-11:05 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)--The 
ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
today's sessions.
11:05 a.m.-12 p.m.: Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) Workshop 
on Cementitious Materials Used in Waste Determination Activities 
(Open)--Professor Barry Scheetz from the Pennsylvania State University 
will brief the Committee on a SRNL-sponsored workshop that examined the 
use of cementitious materials in radioactive waste management 
applications. This workshop was held on December 12-14, 2006, in Aiken, 
South Carolina.
1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Stakeholder Views on Moderator Exclusion (Open)--
Representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Electric 
Power Research Institute (EPRI), and H322 Consulting LLC will brief the 
Committee on their views on the moderator exclusion issue in 
transportation canisters for spent nuclear fuel.
2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) / U.S. Department 
of Energy (DOE) Views on Moderator Exclusion (Open)--An INL/DOE 
representative will brief the Committee on an upcoming license 
application requesting NRC approval for the DOE Standardized Spent 
Nuclear Fuel Canister relying on the use of moderator exclusion.
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Round Table Discussion on Moderator Exclusion 
(Open)--ACNW Member Ruth Weiner will lead a follow up discussion with 
the previous presenters and representatives from NRC's Office of 
Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards (NMSS), Division of Spent Fuel 
Storage and Transportation (SFST), on the technical and regulatory 
issues surrounding the moderator exclusion issue.
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: ACNW Meeting with NRC Commissioner Gregory B. 
Jaczko (Open)--Commissioner Jaczko will address the Committee on 
current topics and issues of common interest.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

8:30 a.m.-8:45 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.-10 a.m.: Update by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on the 
Proposed Yucca Mountain Repository Design (Open)--A Department 
representative will update the Committee on the status of DOE design 
activities for surface facilities for the proposed geologic repository. 
Briefing is also expected to examine repository design options for 
spent nuclear fuel handling in light of the TAD (transportation-aging-
disposal) canister decision-making.
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.: ACNW Action Plan for Fiscal Years 2007 and 2008 
(Open)--The Committee will discuss and approve its Action Plan for 
Fiscal Years 2007 and 2008.
1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Briefing on Shieldalloy, New Jersey, Site 
Decommissioning Plan (Open)--Staff from the Office of Federal and State 
Materials and Environmental Management Programs (FSME) will brief the 
Committee on the Decommissioning Plan for the Shieldalloy Metallurgical 
Corporation's complex decommissioning site.
2 p.m.-3 p.m.: Updated EPRI Response on Potential Igneous Event at 
Yucca Mountain (Open)--NRC staff recently reviewed reports prepared by 
EPRI on magma interactions with the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. 
EPRI representatives will provide the Committee with their comments on 
the staff's review.
3:15 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 content of 
future letters and scope of future Committee Meetings.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)--The 
Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's 
sessions.
8:35 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: ACNW White Paper on Volcanism (Open)--Followup 
discussion from February working group meeting; general review of 
observations, revisions, and summary conclusions for the White Paper on 
Igneous Activity at Yucca Mountain.
12:30 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

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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. 
Informatition 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.
    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: February 28, 2007.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-3863 Filed 3-5-07; 8:45 am]
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