Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials; Meeting Notice, 36518-36519 [E7-12841]

Download as PDF 36518 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 3, 2007 / Notices Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 25th day of June 2007. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Stephen P. Sands, Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch III– 2, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. E7–12785 Filed 7–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Dated: June 26, 2007. Antonio F. Dias, Branch Chief, ACNW&M. [FR Doc. E7–12788 Filed 7–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials; Meeting Notice NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials; Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials (ACNW&M) will hold its 181st meeting on July 17–19, 2007, Room T–2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. Tuesday, July 17, 2007 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW&M Chairman (Open)—The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 8:35 a.m.—10 a.m.: Semiannual Briefing by the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) (Open)—The NMSS Office Director and Division Directors will brief the Committee on recent and future activities of interest within their respective programs. 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Waste Incidental to Reprocessing (WIR) Monitoring Activities at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Savannah River (SR) Sites (Open)—NRC staff Tuesday, July 17, 2007—12:30 p.m.–1:30 representative from the Division of Waste Management and Environmental p.m. Protection (DWMEP), Office of Federal The Committee will discuss proposed and State Materials and Environmental ACNW&M activities and related matters. Management (FSME), will brief the The purpose of this meeting is to gather Committee on WIR monitoring activities information, analyze relevant issues and at the U.S. Department of Energy’s INL and SR sites. facts, and formulate proposed positions 3:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.: DOE and actions, as appropriate, for Reexamination of Past U.S. Geological deliberation by the full Committee. Survey (USGS) Infiltration Studies Members of the public desiring to (Open)—NRC staff representative from provide oral statements and/or written NMSS will brief the Committee about comments should notify the Designated the status of infiltration studies and Federal Official, Dr. Antonio F. Dias modeling at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. (Telephone: 301/415–6805) between The discussion will include NMSS 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. (ET) 5 days prior plans for review of DOE’s infiltration to the meeting, if possible, so that studies. appropriate arrangements can be made. Wednesday, July 18, 2007 Electronic recordings will be permitted 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening only during those portions of the Remarks by the ACNW&M Chairman meeting that are open to the public. (Open)—The Chairman will make Further information regarding this opening remarks regarding the conduct meeting can be obtained by contacting of today’s sessions. the Designated Federal Official between 8:35 a.m.–9:30 a.m.: Annual Briefing 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. (ET). Persons by the Office of Nuclear Regulatory planning to attend this meeting are Research (RES) (Open)—RES Office urged to contact the above named Director and Branch Chiefs will brief the individual at least 2 working days prior Committee on recent and future to the meeting to be advised of any activities of interest within their respective programs. potential changes in the agenda. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials (ACNW&M) will hold a Planning and Procedures meeting on July 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&M, 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: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Jul 02, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Briefing on the Use of Burnup Credit for Spent Fuel Storage & Transportation Casks (Open)—NEI representatives will brief the Committee on their views for the use of burnup credit in support of licensing transportation and storage cask designs. Representatives from the Electric Power Research Institute may participate in the NEI presentation. 10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m.: Transportation, Aging, and Disposal (TAD) Canister System Performance Specification, Revision 0, Recently Issued by DOE (Open)—ACNW&M Member Weiner will brief the Committee on the June 2007 release of the Final TAD Performance Specifications. 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: Vendor’s Views on the TAD Performance Specification (Open)—A representative from Transnuclear, a commercial vendor, will brief the Committee on their views on the recently issued TAD Performance Specification, possible challenges the vendor may be facing, and suggestions for expediting NRC approval of a TAD license application. 1:30 p.m.–5 p.m.: ACNW&M White Paper on Spent Nuclear Fuel Recycle Facilities (Open)—The Committee will hold a roundtable discussion with NRC staff and external stakeholders, including industry representatives, on their draft White Paper entitled: ‘‘Background, Status, and Issues Related to the Regulation of Advanced Spent Nuclear Fuel Recycle Facilities.’’ Thursday, July 19, 2007 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW&M Chairman (Open)—The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 8:35 a.m.–9:30 a.m.: Regulatory Guides Scheduled for Revision by the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES) (Open)—ACNW&M Chairman Ryan will brief the Committee on his review of the proposed list of Regulatory Guides to be revised by RES. 9:30 a.m.—12 p.m.: Discussion of ACNW&M Letter Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss potential and proposed ACNW&M letter reports. 1 p.m.–5 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of ACNW&M 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. E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 3, 2007 / Notices Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW&M meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 12, 2006 (71 FR 60196). In accordance with those procedures, oral or written views 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 Dr. 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 the meeting may be limited to selected portions of the meeting as determined by the ACNW&M Chairman. Information regarding the time to be set aside for taking pictures may be obtained by contacting the ACNW&M office prior to the meeting. In view of the possibility that the schedule for ACNW&M meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as necessary to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, persons planning to attend should notify Dr. Dias as to their particular needs. 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 Dr. Dias. ACNW&M 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/agendas). Video teleconferencing service is available for observing open sessions of ACNW&M meetings. Those wishing to use this service for observing ACNW&M meetings should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACRS/ACNW&M 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Jul 02, 2007 Jkt 211001 teleconferencing services is not guaranteed. Dated: June 27,2007. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E7–12841 Filed 7–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION A portion of the ACRS Subcommittee meeting on Regulatory Policies and Practices scheduled to be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2007, Room T–2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, may be closed to prevent disclosure of information the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B). All other items pertaining to this meeting remain the same as published previously in the Federal Register on Friday, June 22, 2007 (72 FR 34488). For Further Information Contact: Dr. Hossein P. Nourbakhsh, Designated Federal Official (Telephone: 301–415– 5622) between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. (ET) or by e-mail hpn@nrc.gov. Dated: June 27, 2007. Cayetano Santos, Branch Chief, ACRS. [FR Doc. E7–12840 Filed 7–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Weeks of July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 2007. DATES: Place: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. Status: Public and Closed. Matters To Be Considered Week of July 2, 2007 There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of July 2, 2007. Week of July 9, 2007—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of July 9, 2007. Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Week of July 16, 2007—Tentative Wednesday, July 18, 2007 10 a.m. Discussion of Security Issues (Closed—Ex. 1 & 3). 1 p.m. Briefing on Digital Instrumentation and Control (Public Meeting) (Contact: William Kemper, 301 415–7585). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Week of July 23, 2007—Tentative Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee Meeting on Regulatory Policies and Practices; Revised PO 00000 36519 Tuesday, July 24, 2007 2 p.m. Briefing on Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (Public Meeting) (Contact: Michael Markley, 301 415– 5723). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Wednesday, July 25, 2007 2 p.m. Discussion of Management Issues (Closed—Ex. 2). Week of July 30, 2007 There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of July 30, 2007. Week of August 6, 2007 There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of August 6, 2007. * * * * * The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. To verify the status of meetings call (recording)—(301) 415–1292. Contact person for more information: Michelle Schroll, (301) 415–1662. * * * * * The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the Internet at: www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/policymaking/schedule.html. * * * * * The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in these public meetings, or need this meeting notice or the transcript or other information from the public meetings in another format (e.g. braille, large print), please notify the NRC’s Disability Program Coordinator, Rohn Brown, at 301–492–2279, TDD: 301–415–2100, or by e-mail at REB3@nrc.gov. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. * * * * * This notice is distributed by mail to several hundred subscribers; if you no longer wish to receive it, or would like to be added to the distribution, please contact the Office of the Secretary, Washington, DC 20555 (301–415–1969). In addition, distribution of this meeting E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 127 (Tuesday, July 3, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36518-36519]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-12841]


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Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials; Meeting Notice

    The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials (ACNW&M) will 
hold its 181st meeting on July 17-19, 2007, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville 
Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

    8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW&M Chairman 
(Open)--The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
today's sessions.
    8:35 a.m.--10 a.m.: Semiannual Briefing by the Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) (Open)--The NMSS Office Director 
and Division Directors will brief the Committee on recent and future 
activities of interest within their respective programs.
    2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Waste Incidental to Reprocessing (WIR) Monitoring 
Activities at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Savannah River 
(SR) Sites (Open)--NRC staff representative from the Division of Waste 
Management and Environmental Protection (DWMEP), Office of Federal and 
State Materials and Environmental Management (FSME), will brief the 
Committee on WIR monitoring activities at the U.S. Department of 
Energy's INL and SR sites.
    3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.: DOE Reexamination of Past U.S. Geological 
Survey (USGS) Infiltration Studies (Open)--NRC staff representative 
from NMSS will brief the Committee about the status of infiltration 
studies and modeling at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The discussion will 
include NMSS plans for review of DOE's infiltration studies.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

    8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW&M Chairman 
(Open)--The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
today's sessions.
    8:35 a.m.-9:30 a.m.: Annual Briefing by the Office of Nuclear 
Regulatory Research (RES) (Open)--RES Office Director and Branch Chiefs 
will brief the Committee on recent and future activities of interest 
within their respective programs.
    9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Briefing on 
the Use of Burnup Credit for Spent Fuel Storage & Transportation Casks 
(Open)--NEI representatives will brief the Committee on their views for 
the use of burnup credit in support of licensing transportation and 
storage cask designs. Representatives from the Electric Power Research 
Institute may participate in the NEI presentation.
    10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m.: Transportation, Aging, and Disposal (TAD) 
Canister System Performance Specification, Revision 0, Recently Issued 
by DOE (Open)--ACNW&M Member Weiner will brief the Committee on the 
June 2007 release of the Final TAD Performance Specifications.
    11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Vendor's Views on the TAD Performance 
Specification (Open)--A representative from Transnuclear, a commercial 
vendor, will brief the Committee on their views on the recently issued 
TAD Performance Specification, possible challenges the vendor may be 
facing, and suggestions for expediting NRC approval of a TAD license 
application.
    1:30 p.m.-5 p.m.: ACNW&M White Paper on Spent Nuclear Fuel Recycle 
Facilities (Open)--The Committee will hold a roundtable discussion with 
NRC staff and external stakeholders, including industry 
representatives, on their draft White Paper entitled: ``Background, 
Status, and Issues Related to the Regulation of Advanced Spent Nuclear 
Fuel Recycle Facilities.''

Thursday, July 19, 2007

    8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW&M Chairman 
(Open)--The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
today's sessions.
    8:35 a.m.-9:30 a.m.: Regulatory Guides Scheduled for Revision by 
the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES) (Open)--ACNW&M Chairman 
Ryan will brief the Committee on his review of the proposed list of 
Regulatory Guides to be revised by RES.
    9:30 a.m.--12 p.m.: Discussion of ACNW&M Letter Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss potential and proposed ACNW&M letter reports.
    1 p.m.-5 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will discuss 
matters related to the conduct of ACNW&M 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.

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    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW&M meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 12, 2006 (71 FR 
60196). In accordance with those procedures, oral or written views 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 Dr. 
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 
the meeting may be limited to selected portions of the meeting as 
determined by the ACNW&M Chairman. Information regarding the time to be 
set aside for taking pictures may be obtained by contacting the ACNW&M 
office prior to the meeting. In view of the possibility that the 
schedule for ACNW&M meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as 
necessary to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, persons planning to 
attend should notify Dr. Dias as to their particular needs.
    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 Dr. Dias.
    ACNW&M 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/agendas).
    Video teleconferencing service is available for observing open 
sessions of ACNW&M meetings. Those wishing to use this service for 
observing ACNW&M meetings should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACRS/ACNW&M 
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 27,2007.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
 [FR Doc. E7-12841 Filed 7-2-07; 8:45 am]
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