Meetings: Reactor Safeguards Advisory Committee, 34322-34323 [E7-12016]

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[Federal Register: June 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 119)]
[Notices]
[Page 34322-34323]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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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 July 11-13, 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).

Wednesday, July 11, 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.-10:15 a.m.: Sampling Methodology and Statistical
Thresholds for Selecting ITAACs for Inspection (Open)--The Committee
will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives
of the NRC staff regarding the feasibility of the ACRS review of the
sampling methodology and statistical thresholds proposed by the NRC
staff for selecting Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance
Criteria (ITAACs) for inspection, and related matters.
    10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Dissimilar Metal Weld Issue (Open)--The
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with
representatives of the NRC staff and nuclear industry regarding the
preliminary results of the advanced finite element analysis
performed by the industry to provide basis for leak-before-break.
    1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Activities in the Safeguards and Security
Areas (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear presentations by and
hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding
ongoing and planned activities in the safeguards and security areas,
items that are expected to be submitted to the ACRS for review, and
the associated schedule.

    Note: A portion of this session may be closed to protect
information classified as National Security Information as well as
Safeguards Information pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (3).

    2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Revisions to Draft Final NUREG-1852,
``Demonstrating the Feasibility and Reliability of Operator Manual
Actions in Response to Fire'' (Open)--The Committee will hear
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the
NRC staff regarding the changes made to draft final NUREG-1852 to
address ACRS Comments and recommendations.
    3:45 p.m.-6 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters considered
during this meeting, as well as a proposed ACRS report on
Technology-Neutral Framework for Future Plant Licensing.

Thursday, July 12, 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.-10:30 a.m.: Draft NUREG-0654, Supplement 3, ``Criteria
for Protective Action Recommendations for Severe Accidents''
(Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding draft
NUREG-0654, Supplement 3, ``Criteria for Protective Action
Recommendations for Severe Accidents''.
    10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Unit 1 Restart
Activities (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the
findings and recommendations of the Browns Ferry Unit 1 Restart
Panel, activities associated with restart, any problems encountered
prior to, during, and after restart as well as current status of the
plant.
    1:15 p.m.-2 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.
    2 p.m.-2:15 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.
    2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Subcommittee Report on State-of-the-Art
Reactor Consequence Analysis (SOARCA) Project) (Open)--The Committee
will hear a report by and hold discussions with the Chairman of the
ACRS Subcommittee on Regulatory Policies and Practices regarding the
SOARCA Project that was discussed by the Subcommittee on July 10,
2007.
    2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Status Report on the Quality Assessment of
Selected NRC Research Projects (Open)--The Committee will hold
discussions with the members of the ACRS Panels regarding the status
of the quality assessment of selected NRC research projects.
    3:45 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports.

Friday, July 13, 2007, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint North,
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The
Committee will continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports.
    1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will
discuss matters related to the conduct of Committee activities and
matters and specific issues that were not

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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) Pub. L. 92-463, I have
determined that it may be necessary to close a portion of this
meeting to protect information classified as National Security
Information as well as Safeguards Information pursuant to 5 U.S.C.
552b ( c) (1) and (3).
    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 & ACNW Mtg schedules/
& ACNW Mtg schedules/
    Video teleconferencing 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 video teleconferencing link. The availability of video
teleconferencing services is not guaranteed.

    Dated: June 15, 2007.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-12016 Filed 6-20-07; 8:45 am]

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