Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting, 20889-20890 [E7-8032]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 80 / Thursday, April 26, 2007 / Notices Objections submitted in response to this notice will not be made available to the public for inspection and, to the extent permitted by law, will not be released under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. ADDRESSES: Objections relating to the prospective license may be submitted to Patent Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Glenn Research Center, MS 21– 14, 21000 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland, OH 44135, telephone (216) 433–8855, facsimile (216) 433–6790. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kaprice L. Harris, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Glenn Research Center, MS 21–14, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135, telephone (216) 433–5754, facsimile (216) 433–6790. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http:// technology.nasa.gov/. Dated: April 20, 2007. Keith T. Sefton, Deputy General Counsel, Administration and Management. [FR Doc. E7–8026 Filed 4–25–07; 8:45 am] 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: April 19, 2007. Antonio F. Dias, Branch Chief, ACNW. [FR Doc. E7–8030 Filed 4–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 179th meeting on May 16–17, 2007, Room T– 2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The schedule for this meeting is as follows: 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 May 17, 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: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Thursday, May 17, 2007–8:30 a.m.— 9:30 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:59 Apr 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 Wednesday, May 16, 2007 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.–10:15 a.m.: AREVA Spent Nuclear Fuel Recycle Facilities (Open)— A representative from AREVA will present an overview of their recycle facilities, including new technology developments, operating experience, effluents, waste streams, and decommissioning activities. 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: ACNW White Paper on Volcanism (Open)— Discussion of final draft of the White Paper on Igneous Activity at Yucca Mountain. Paper to be sent to the Commission in June. 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.: ACNW Meeting with NRC Commissioner Jeffrey S. Merrifield (Open)—Commissioner Merrifield will address the Committee on current topics and issues of common interest. 1 p.m.–4 p.m.: Yucca Mountain Preclosure Repository Design: NRC Staff Review Readiness and Views on the Issues (Open)—NRC staff representatives from the Office of PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards will brief the Committee on their readiness to review a geologic repository operations area design submitted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of any 10 CFR part 63 License Application. Included in this briefing will be some discussion of the staff’s integrated preclosure safety assessment review capability as well as any outstanding preclosure design issues. There may be a 15 minute break at some point during this activity. 4 p.m.–6 p.m.: NCRP Study on Radiation Exposure of U.S. Population (Open)—A representative of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) will brief the Committee about the status of studies being conducted to develop a new NCRP report on ‘‘Ionizing Radiation Exposure of the United States Population.’’ This report is being prepared as an update to the 1987 NCRP Report No. 93. Thursday, May 17, 2007 BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 20889 10 a.m.–10:05 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 10:05 a.m.–11 a.m.: Proposed Revision to Standard Review Plan Chapter 11.5 for New Reactor Licensing (Open)—NRC Staff representative from the Office of New Reactors will brief the Committee on the proposed revision to NUREG–0800, ‘‘Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants,’’ Chapter 11.5, ‘‘Process and Effluent Radiological Monitoring Instrumentation and Sampling Systems.’’ 11 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Briefing on Interim Staff Guidance (ISG)–04, ‘‘Preclosure Safety Analysis—Human Reliability Analysis’’ (Open)—NRC staff from the Division of High-Level Waste Repository Safety (HLWRS) will brief the Committee on ISG–04, ‘‘Preclosure Safety Analysis—Human Reliability Analysis’’ for the staff’s review of human reliability evaluations that will be included in the preclosure safety analysis (PCSA) for the proposed Yucca Mountain Repository site. 1 p.m.–2 p.m.: Briefing on Long-Term Research Activities (Open)—NRC staff representatives from the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES) will brief the Committee on NRC’s long-term research activities which support possible emergence of either new regulatory initiatives, or new technologies that could be applied in nuclear facilities in coming years. E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 20890 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 80 / Thursday, April 26, 2007 / Notices 2 p.m.–3 p.m.: ACNW White Paper on Volcanism (Open)—Continued discussion of final draft of the White Paper on Igneous Activity at Yucca Mountain. Paper to be sent to the Commission in June. 3:15 p.m.–4 p.m.: Discussion of ACNW Letter Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss potential and proposed ACNW letter reports. 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 content of future letters and scope of 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. 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/ VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:59 Apr 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 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: April 20, 2007. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E7–8032 Filed 4–25–07; 8:45 am] been adjusted as noted in the revised agenda to facilitate effective use of the Committee’s time. A revised agenda is posted on the NRC Web site at http:// www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html or http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doccollections/ (ACRS & ACNW Mtg schedules/agendas). For further information, contact: Mr. Sam Duraiswamy, ACRS, (Telephone: 301–415–7364), between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., ET. Dated: April 20, 2007. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E7–8031 Filed 4–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NAME OF AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION TIME AND DATE: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Revised Meeting Notice PLACE: The agenda for the 542nd ACRS meeting, scheduled to be held on May 3–5, 2007, has been revised as noted below. Notice of this meeting was previously published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 (72 FR 19552). The discussion of the topic on the Commission Paper on Rulemaking to Make Risk-Informed Changes to Loss-ofCoolant Accident Technical Requirements; 10 CFR 50.46a, ‘‘Acceptance Criteria for Emergency Core Cooling Systems for Light-Water Nuclear Power Reactors,’’ scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 3, 2007 between 8:35 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., is postponed to a future meeting due to the unavailability of the Commission Paper. The discussion of the item on Digital Instrumentation and Control System Matters, scheduled to be held between 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., is now scheduled between 8:35 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The discussion of the item on ACRS members’ Issues associated with the Technology-Neutral Framework for Future Plant Licensing, scheduled between 8:35 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Friday May 4, 2007, is now scheduled between 3 p.m.–5 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2007. The times for other items scheduled for Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4, 2007, previously published in the Federal Register, have PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. Commission conference room, 901 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268–0001. STATUS: Closed. Docket No. R2006–1—reconsideration of aspects of recommended decision for which reconsideration was sought by the U.S. Postal Service Governors in their March 19, 2007 decision. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, Postal Regulatory Commission, 901 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268–0001, 202–789– 6818. Dated: April 24, 2007. Steven W. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 07–2086 Filed 4–24–07; 3:38 pm] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–M E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 80 (Thursday, April 26, 2007)]
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting

    The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 179th 
meeting on May 16-17, 2007, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland.
    The schedule for this meeting is as follows:

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

    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.-10:15 a.m.: AREVA Spent Nuclear Fuel Recycle Facilities 
(Open)--A representative from AREVA will present an overview of their 
recycle facilities, including new technology developments, operating 
experience, effluents, waste streams, and decommissioning activities.
    10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: ACNW White Paper on Volcanism (Open)--
Discussion of final draft of the White Paper on Igneous Activity at 
Yucca Mountain. Paper to be sent to the Commission in June.
    11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: ACNW Meeting with NRC Commissioner Jeffrey S. 
Merrifield (Open)--Commissioner Merrifield will address the Committee 
on current topics and issues of common interest.
    1 p.m.-4 p.m.: Yucca Mountain Preclosure Repository Design: NRC 
Staff Review Readiness and Views on the Issues (Open)--NRC staff 
representatives from the Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and 
Safeguards will brief the Committee on their readiness to review a 
geologic repository operations area design submitted by the U.S. 
Department of Energy (DOE) as part of any 10 CFR part 63 License 
Application. Included in this briefing will be some discussion of the 
staff's integrated preclosure safety assessment review capability as 
well as any outstanding preclosure design issues. There may be a 15 
minute break at some point during this activity.
    4 p.m.-6 p.m.: NCRP Study on Radiation Exposure of U.S. Population 
(Open)--A representative of the National Council on Radiation 
Protection and Measurements (NCRP) will brief the Committee about the 
status of studies being conducted to develop a new NCRP report on 
``Ionizing Radiation Exposure of the United States Population.'' This 
report is being prepared as an update to the 1987 NCRP Report No. 93.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

    10 a.m.-10:05 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)--
The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
today's sessions.
    10:05 a.m.-11 a.m.: Proposed Revision to Standard Review Plan 
Chapter 11.5 for New Reactor Licensing (Open)--NRC Staff representative 
from the Office of New Reactors will brief the Committee on the 
proposed revision to NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review 
of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants,'' Chapter 11.5, 
``Process and Effluent Radiological Monitoring Instrumentation and 
Sampling Systems.''
    11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Briefing on Interim Staff Guidance (ISG)-04, 
``Preclosure Safety Analysis--Human Reliability Analysis'' (Open)--NRC 
staff from the Division of High-Level Waste Repository Safety (HLWRS) 
will brief the Committee on ISG-04, ``Preclosure Safety Analysis--Human 
Reliability Analysis'' for the staff's review of human reliability 
evaluations that will be included in the preclosure safety analysis 
(PCSA) for the proposed Yucca Mountain Repository site.
    1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Briefing on Long-Term Research Activities (Open)--
NRC staff representatives from the Office of Nuclear Regulatory 
Research (RES) will brief the Committee on NRC's long-term research 
activities which support possible emergence of either new regulatory 
initiatives, or new technologies that could be applied in nuclear 
facilities in coming years.

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    2 p.m.-3 p.m.: ACNW White Paper on Volcanism (Open)--Continued 
discussion of final draft of the White Paper on Igneous Activity at 
Yucca Mountain. Paper to be sent to the Commission in June.
    3:15 p.m.-4 p.m.: Discussion of ACNW Letter Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss potential and proposed ACNW letter reports.
    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 content of 
future letters and scope of 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.
    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: April 20, 2007.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-8032 Filed 4-25-07; 8:45 am]
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