U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board Meeting; Las Vegas, NV, 71463-71464 [07-6061]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2007 / Notices Reading Room on the Internet at http://www.nrc.gov. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS or who have problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS may contact the PDR reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737 or by e-mail at pdr@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 11th day of December, 2007. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Lydia W. Chang, Acting Deputy Director, Decommissioning and Uranium Recovery Licensing Directorate, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs. [FR Doc. E7–24403 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P appropriate arrangements can be made. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. Detailed procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on September 26, 2007 (72 FR 54695). Further information regarding this meeting can be obtained by contacting the Designated Federal Official between 6:45 a.m. and 3:30 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 to the agenda. Dated: December 10, 2007. Cayetano Santos, Branch Chief, ACRS. [FR Doc. E7–24349 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the Subcommittee on ESBWR Design Certification; Notice of Meeting ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION The ACRS Subcommittee on ESBWR Design Certification will hold a meeting on January 16–17, 2008, Room T–2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The entire meeting will be open to public attendance, with the exception of a portion that may be closed to discuss unclassified safeguards and proprietary information pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b (c)(3) and (4). The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Wednesday, January 16, 2008—8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2008—8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Subcommittee will review and discuss the Safety Evaluation with Open Items for several chapters of the ESBWR Design Certification and make a recommendation to the full Committee. The Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff, GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas LLC, and other interested persons regarding this matter. The Subcommittee will 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. Charles G. Hammer (telephone 301/415–7363) five days prior to the meeting, if possible, so that DATE: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Dec 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 Sunshine Federal Register Notice Weeks of December 17, 24, 31, 2007; January 7, 14, 21, 2008. PLACE: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public and Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Week of December 17, 2007—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of December 17, 2007. Week of December 24, 2007—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of December 24, 2007. Week of December 31, 2007—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of December 31, 2007. Week of January 7, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of January 7, 2008. 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The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the Internet at: http://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 notice over the Internet system is available. If you are interested in receiving this Commission meeting schedule electronically, please send an electronic message to dkw@nrc.gov. Dated: December 12, 2007. R. Michelle Schroll, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 07–6076 Filed 12–13–07; 11:34 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board Meeting; Las Vegas, NV Board Meeting: January 16, 2008—Las Vegas, Nevada; The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will meet to discuss U.S. Department of Energy activities related to the possible development of a repository for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain in Nevada. E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1 ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES 71464 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2007 / Notices Pursuant to its authority under section 5051 of Public Law 100–203, Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987, the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will meet in Las Vegas, Nevada, to review U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) activities related to the proposed repository for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Among the issues that will be discussed are transportation of the wastes, the potential tunnel environments after repository closure, and waste-package corrosion issues. The Board was charged in the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987 with conducting an independent review of the technical and scientific validity of DOE activities related to the implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, including disposing of, packaging, and transporting spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. The meeting will be held in the Lake Mead/Red Rock/Mt. Charleston Ballroom on the 17th floor of the Marriott Suites Convention Center Hotel; 325 Convention Center Drive; Las Vegas, Nevada 89109; (tel) 702–650– 2000; (fax) 702–650–9466. A meeting agenda will be available on the Board’s Web site (http:// www.nwtrb.gov) approximately one week before the date of the workshop. The agenda also may be obtained by telephone request at that time. The meeting will be open to the public, and opportunities for public comment will be provided. The meeting will be called to order by Board Chairman B. John Garrick at 8:00 a.m., followed by a program overview and an update of DOE transportation activities. Those presentations will be followed by discussions of DOE’s thermal strategy for emplacing waste packages and plans for long-term corrosion testing. The discussions will resume after lunch with presentations on the effects of temperature on the composition of soluble salts in dust and on waste from degradation analysis. Time will be set aside at the end of the day for public comments. Those wanting to speak are encouraged to sign the ‘‘Public Comment Register’’ at the check-in table. A time limit may have to be set on individual remarks, but written comments of any length may be submitted for the record. Transcripts of the meeting will be available on the Board’s Web site, by email, on computer disk, and on a library-loan basis in paper format from Davonya Barnes of the Board’s staff no later than January 30, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Dec 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 A block of rooms has been reserved for meeting attendees at the Marriott Suites Convention Center Hotel. When making a reservation, please state that you will be attending the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board meeting. Reservations should be made by December 28, 2007, to ensure receiving the workshop rate. To make reservations call 800–228–9290 or access hotel reservations online at http:// marriott.com/LASST?groupCode= NWTNWTA=resvlink. For more information, contact Karyn Severson, NWTRB External Affairs; 2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 1300; Arlington, VA 22201–3367; (tel) 703– 235–4473; (fax) 703–235–4495. Dated: December 12, 2007. William D. Barnard, Executive Director, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. [FR Doc. 07–6061 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–AM–M SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings Company Accounting Oversight Board and will consider the related annual accounting support fee for the Board under Section 109 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 20, 2007 will be: Formal orders of investigation; Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature; Resolution of litigation claims; A matter related to an enforcement proceeding; and an Adjudicatory matter. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: December 12, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–24447 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Pub. L. 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meetings during the week of December 17, 2007: BILLING CODE 8011–01–P An Open Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2007, at 10 a.m., in Room L– 002, the Auditorium, and a Closed Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2007 at 2 p.m. [Release No. 34–56931; File No. SR–OCC– 2007–07] Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Nazareth, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session, and determined that no earlier notice of the Open Meeting was possible. The subject matter of the Open Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2007 will be: The Commission will consider whether to approve the 2008 budget of the Public PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Options Clearing Corporation; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change Relating to Yield-Based Treasury Securities December 7, 2007. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 notice is hereby given that on May 24, 2007, The Options Clearing Corporation (‘‘OCC’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III below, which items have been prepared primarily by OCC. OCC filed the proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(iii) of the Act2 and Rule 19b–4(f)(4) 3 thereunder so that the proposal was effective upon filing with the Commission. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). U.S.C. 78q–1(b)(3)(A)(iii). 3 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(4). 2 15 E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 241 (Monday, December 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71463-71464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-6061]


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NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD


U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board Meeting; Las Vegas, NV

    Board Meeting: January 16, 2008--Las Vegas, Nevada; The U.S. 
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will meet to discuss U.S. 
Department of Energy activities related to the possible development of 
a repository for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste at 
Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

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    Pursuant to its authority under section 5051 of Public Law 100-203, 
Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987, the U.S. Nuclear Waste 
Technical Review Board will meet in Las Vegas, Nevada, to review U.S. 
Department of Energy (DOE) activities related to the proposed 
repository for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste at 
Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Among the issues that will be discussed are 
transportation of the wastes, the potential tunnel environments after 
repository closure, and waste-package corrosion issues. The Board was 
charged in the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987 with 
conducting an independent review of the technical and scientific 
validity of DOE activities related to the implementation of the Nuclear 
Waste Policy Act, including disposing of, packaging, and transporting 
spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
    The meeting will be held in the Lake Mead/Red Rock/Mt. Charleston 
Ballroom on the 17th floor of the Marriott Suites Convention Center 
Hotel; 325 Convention Center Drive; Las Vegas, Nevada 89109; (tel) 702-
650-2000; (fax) 702-650-9466.
    A meeting agenda will be available on the Board's Web site (http://
www.nwtrb.gov) approximately one week before the date of the workshop. 
The agenda also may be obtained by telephone request at that time. The 
meeting will be open to the public, and opportunities for public 
comment will be provided.
    The meeting will be called to order by Board Chairman B. John 
Garrick at 8:00 a.m., followed by a program overview and an update of 
DOE transportation activities. Those presentations will be followed by 
discussions of DOE's thermal strategy for emplacing waste packages and 
plans for long-term corrosion testing. The discussions will resume 
after lunch with presentations on the effects of temperature on the 
composition of soluble salts in dust and on waste from degradation 
analysis.
    Time will be set aside at the end of the day for public comments. 
Those wanting to speak are encouraged to sign the ``Public Comment 
Register'' at the check-in table. A time limit may have to be set on 
individual remarks, but written comments of any length may be submitted 
for the record.
    Transcripts of the meeting will be available on the Board's Web 
site, by e-mail, on computer disk, and on a library-loan basis in paper 
format from Davonya Barnes of the Board's staff no later than January 
30, 2008.
    A block of rooms has been reserved for meeting attendees at the 
Marriott Suites Convention Center Hotel. When making a reservation, 
please state that you will be attending the Nuclear Waste Technical 
Review Board meeting. Reservations should be made by December 28, 2007, 
to ensure receiving the workshop rate. To make reservations call 800-
228-9290 or access hotel reservations online at http://marriott.com/
LASST?groupCode=NWTNWTA=resvlink.
    For more information, contact Karyn Severson, NWTRB External 
Affairs; 2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 1300; Arlington, VA 22201-
3367; (tel) 703-235-4473; (fax) 703-235-4495.

    Dated: December 12, 2007.
William D. Barnard,
Executive Director, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.
[FR Doc. 07-6061 Filed 12-14-07; 8:45 am]
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