Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice, 29169-29170 [E8-11232]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 20, 2008 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Subcommittee Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice The ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures will hold a meeting on June 3, 2008, 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 the internal personnel rules and practices of the ACRS, 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, June 3, 2008, 8 a.m. Until 9 a.m. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES The Subcommittee will discuss proposed ACRS activities and related matters. 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 Officer, Mr. Sam Duraiswamy (telephone: 301–415–7364) between 7:30 a.m. and 4 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. 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 Officer between 7:30 a.m. and 4 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: May 13, 2008. Cayetano Santos, Chief, Reactor Safety Branch. [FR Doc. E8–11230 Filed 5–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:23 May 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 June 4–6, 2008, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was previously published in the Federal Register on Monday, October 22, 2007 (72 FR 59574). Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 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 a.m.: ARTIST Test Program (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the findings from the ARTIST Tests on aerosol retention in the secondary side of a steam generator, and related matters. 10:15 a.m.–11:45 a.m.: Risk Assessment Standardization Project (Open)— The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the Risk Assessment Standardization Project (RASP) and related matters. 1:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m.: Overview of the U.S. Evolutionary Power Reactor (EPR) Design (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and AREVA Nuclear Power Inc., regarding design features of the EPR and related matters. 4 p.m.–5 p.m.: Status of the Development of Rules and Regulatory Guidance in the areas of Safeguards and Security (Open)— The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the status of activities associated with the development of rules and regulatory guidance in the safeguards and security areas. 5 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Status of the Quality Assessment of Selected Research Projects (Open)—The Committee will hold discussions with the Chairmen of the ACRS Panels regarding the status of the quality PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29169 assessment of the research projects on: FRAPCON/FRAPTRAN Code work at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; and NUREG– 6943, ‘‘Study of Remote Visual Methods to Detect Cracking in Reactor Components.’’ 5:45 p.m.–7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)—The Committee will prepare and discuss the proposed ACRS report on the ARTIST Test Program. Thursday, June 5, 2008, 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.–9:30 a.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 ACRS meetings. 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. 9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.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. 10 a.m.–11:15 a.m.: Preparation for Meeting with the Commission (Open)—The Committee will hold discussions in preparation for their meeting with the Commission on the following topics: Safety Research Program Report, Digital I&C Matters, State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analysis Program, ESBWR Design Certification, and Extended Power Uprates and related Technical Issues. 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Meeting with the Commission (Open)—The Committee will meet with the Commission to discuss topics noted above. 3:45 p.m.–6 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of a proposed ACRS report on the ARTIST Test Program. E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1 29170 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 20, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Friday June 6, 2008, 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.: Overview of the US-Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (US-APWR) Design (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., regarding design features of the US-APWR and related matters. 10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.: Status of NRC Staff Activities Associated with the Resolution of Generic Safety Issue (GSI)-191, ‘‘Assessment of Debris Accumulation on Pressurized-Water Reactor (PWR) Sump Performance’’ (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the status of NRC staff activities associated with the resolution of GSI–191. 1:15 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 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 September 26, 2007 (72 FR 54695). 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:23 May 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 the Cognizant ACRS staff if such rescheduling would result in major inconvenience. 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. Girija S. Shukla, Cognizant ACRS staff (301–415–6855), 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/. 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. Week of May 26, 2008—Tentative Dated: May 14, 2008. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–11232 Filed 5–19–08; 8:45 am] Friday, June 27, 2008 9:30 a.m.—Periodic Briefing on New Reactor Issues (Public Meeting) (Contact: Donna Williams, 301–415– 1322). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. * * * * * * 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. * * * * * BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Notice AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETINGS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Weeks of May 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2008. DATES: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. PLACE: STATUS: Public and Closed. Week of May 19, 2008 There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of May 19, 2008. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tuesday, May 27, 2008 1:30 p.m.—NRC All Hands Meeting (Public Meeting), Marriott Bethesda North Hotel, 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville, MD 20852. Wednesday, May 28, 2008 9:30 a.m.—Briefing on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Workforce Planning (Public Meeting) (Contact: Kristin Davis, 301–492– 2266). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Week of June 2, 2008—Tentative Wednesday, June 4, 2008 9 a.m.—Briefing on Results of the Agency Action Review Meeting (AARM) (Public Meeting) (Contact: Shaun Anderson, 301–415–2039). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Thursday, June 5, 2008 1:30 p.m.—Meeting with Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) (Public Meeting) (Contact: Tanny Santos, 301–415–7270). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Week of June 9, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of June 9, 2008. Week of June 16, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of June 16, 2008. Week of June 23, 2008—Tentative Additional Information The start time for the Briefing on Results of the Agency Action Review Meeting (AARM) (Public Meeting) on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, has been changed from 9:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. * * * * * The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the Internet E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 98 (Tuesday, May 20, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29169-29170]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-11232]


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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 June 4-6, 2008, 11545 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was 
previously published in the Federal Register on Monday, October 22, 
2007 (72 FR 59574).

Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 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 a.m.: ARTIST Test Program (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff regarding the findings from the ARTIST Tests on aerosol retention 
in the secondary side of a steam generator, and related matters.
10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Risk Assessment Standardization Project (Open)--
The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff regarding the Risk Assessment 
Standardization Project (RASP) and related matters.
1:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Overview of the U.S. Evolutionary Power Reactor 
(EPR) Design (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and AREVA Nuclear 
Power Inc., regarding design features of the EPR and related matters.
4 p.m.-5 p.m.: Status of the Development of Rules and Regulatory 
Guidance in the areas of Safeguards and Security (Open)--The Committee 
will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of 
the NRC staff regarding the status of activities associated with the 
development of rules and regulatory guidance in the safeguards and 
security areas.
5 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Status of the Quality Assessment of Selected Research 
Projects (Open)--The Committee will hold discussions with the Chairmen 
of the ACRS Panels regarding the status of the quality assessment of 
the research projects on: FRAPCON/FRAPTRAN Code work at the Pacific 
Northwest National Laboratory; and NUREG-6943, ``Study of Remote Visual 
Methods to Detect Cracking in Reactor Components.''
5:45 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)--The Committee will 
prepare and discuss the proposed ACRS report on the ARTIST Test 
Program.

Thursday, June 5, 2008, 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.-9:30 a.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 
ACRS meetings. 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.
9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.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.
10 a.m.-11:15 a.m.: Preparation for Meeting with the Commission 
(Open)--The Committee will hold discussions in preparation for their 
meeting with the Commission on the following topics: Safety Research 
Program Report, Digital I&C Matters, State-of-the-Art Reactor 
Consequence Analysis Program, ESBWR Design Certification, and Extended 
Power Uprates and related Technical Issues.
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Meeting with the Commission (Open)--The Committee 
will meet with the Commission to discuss topics noted above.
3:45 p.m.-6 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)--The Committee will 
continue its discussion of a proposed ACRS report on the ARTIST Test 
Program.

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Friday June 6, 2008, 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.: Overview of the US-Advanced Pressurized Water 
Reactor (US-APWR) Design (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations 
by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and 
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., regarding design features of the US-
APWR and related matters.
10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Status of NRC Staff Activities Associated with 
the Resolution of Generic Safety Issue (GSI)-191, ``Assessment of 
Debris Accumulation on Pressurized-Water Reactor (PWR) Sump 
Performance'' (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the status 
of NRC staff activities associated with the resolution of GSI-191.
1:15 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 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 September 26, 2007 (72 FR 
54695). 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.
    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. Girija S. 
Shukla, Cognizant ACRS staff (301-415-6855), 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/.
    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: May 14, 2008.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-11232 Filed 5-19-08; 8:45 am]
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