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Download as PDF 35172 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 120 / Friday, June 20, 2008 / Notices Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff, DNC, Westinghouse, 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 Officer, Mr. David Bessette at 301–415–8065, 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 Official between 8:45 a.m. and 5:30 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: June 12, 2008. Antonio Dias, Chief, Reactor Safety Branch B. [FR Doc. E8–14001 Filed 6–19–08; 8:45 am] NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Subcommittee Meeting on Thermal-Hydraulic Phenomena; Notice of Meeting jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES The ACRS Subcommittee on ThermalHydraulic Phenomena will hold a meeting on July 7, 2008, at 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, Room T–2B1. The meeting will be open to public attendance. The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Monday July 7, 2008—12 Noon Until 6 p.m. The Subcommittee will discuss the peer review of the TRACE code. The Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff, consultants to the staff, and other interested persons regarding this matter. The Subcommittee will gather information, analyze relevant issues and facts, and formulate proposed positions 16:53 Jun 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: June 12, 2008. Antonio Dias, Chief, Reactor Safety Branch B. [FR Doc. E8–13963 Filed 6–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P 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 9–11, 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). BILLING CODE 7590–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 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. David Bessette at 301–415–8065, 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 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 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. Wednesday, July 9, 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.: Stretch Power Uprate Application for Millstone Power Station Unit 3 (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff, Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc., and its contractor Westinghouse Electric Company LLC regarding the proposed 7% stretch power uprate for Millstone Power Station Unit 3, and related matters. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10:45 a.m.–2:15 p.m.: Selected Chapters of the Safety Evaluation Report (SER) Associated with the Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) Design Certification Application (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and General Electric—Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) regarding selected chapters of the NRC staff’s SER with Open Items associated with the ESBWR design certification application. 2:30 p.m.–6 p.m.: Safeguards and Security Matters (Closed)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the draft final/proposed rules and associated regulatory guidance in the area of safeguards and security. 6:15 p.m.–7:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will prepare and discuss the proposed ACRS reports on Stretch Power Uprate Application for Millstone Power Station Unit 3, selected chapters of the SER associated with the ESBWR Design Certification Application, and Safeguards and Security Matters. Thursday, July 10, 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.: Status of NRC Staff Activities Associated with Seismic Design Issues at Nuclear Power Plants (Open)—The Committee will discuss with representatives of the NRC staff the 2008 seismic research program plan, the interim staff guidance on high frequency ground motion, the July 2007 Japan earthquake, and the status of resolution of Generic Safety Issue-199 (GSI–199). 10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Containment Overpressure Credit (Open/Closed)— The Committee will discuss with representatives of the NRC staff and Tennessee Valley Authority technical issues related to crediting of containment overpressure during design basis accidents and special events in support of the extended power uprate for Brown Ferry Units 1, 2, and 3. 1:30 p.m.–2:15 p.m.: Future 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, and report on matters related to the conduct E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 120 / Friday, June 20, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES of ACRS business, including anticipated workload and member assignments. 2:15 p.m.–2:30 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. 2:45 p.m.–7:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of a proposed ACRS report on the Stretch Power Uprate Application for Millstone Power Station, Unit 3. Friday, July 11, 2008, Conference Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will continue its discussion of a proposed ACRS report on the Stretch Power Uprate Application for Millstone Power Station, Unit 3. 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 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Jun 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 35173 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. Antonio Dias, Cognizant ACRS staff (301–415–6805), 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. 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: June 16, 2008. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–14000 Filed 6–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Tuesday, July 8, 2008, 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. Dated: June 12, 2008. Cayetano Santos, Chief, Reactor Safety Branch A. [FR Doc. E8–13982 Filed 6–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Subcommittee Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting The ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures will hold a meeting on July 8, 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 120 (Friday, June 20, 2008)]
[Notices]
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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 9-11, 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, July 9, 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.: Stretch Power Uprate Application for 
Millstone Power Station Unit 3 (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff, Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc., and its contractor 
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC regarding the proposed 7% stretch 
power uprate for Millstone Power Station Unit 3, and related matters.
    10:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m.: Selected Chapters of the Safety Evaluation 
Report (SER) Associated with the Economic Simplified Boiling Water 
Reactor (ESBWR) Design Certification Application (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff and General Electric--Hitachi Nuclear 
Energy (GEH) regarding selected chapters of the NRC staff's SER with 
Open Items associated with the ESBWR design certification application.
    2:30 p.m.-6 p.m.: Safeguards and Security Matters (Closed)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff regarding the draft final/proposed 
rules and associated regulatory guidance in the area of safeguards and 
security.
    6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will prepare and discuss the proposed ACRS reports on Stretch 
Power Uprate Application for Millstone Power Station Unit 3, selected 
chapters of the SER associated with the ESBWR Design Certification 
Application, and Safeguards and Security Matters.

Thursday, July 10, 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.: Status of NRC Staff Activities Associated 
with Seismic Design Issues at Nuclear Power Plants (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss with representatives of the NRC staff the 2008 
seismic research program plan, the interim staff guidance on high 
frequency ground motion, the July 2007 Japan earthquake, and the status 
of resolution of Generic Safety Issue-199 (GSI-199).
    10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Containment Overpressure Credit (Open/
Closed)--The Committee will discuss with representatives of the NRC 
staff and Tennessee Valley Authority technical issues related to 
crediting of containment overpressure during design basis accidents and 
special events in support of the extended power uprate for Brown Ferry 
Units 1, 2, and 3.
    1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Future 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, and report on matters related to the conduct

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of ACRS business, including anticipated workload and member 
assignments.
    2:15 p.m.-2:30 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.
    2:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of a proposed ACRS report on the 
Stretch Power Uprate Application for Millstone Power Station, Unit 3.

Friday, July 11, 2008, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint North, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of a proposed ACRS report on the 
Stretch Power Uprate Application for Millstone Power Station, Unit 3.
    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 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 Dr. Antonio 
Dias, Cognizant ACRS staff (301-415-6805), 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: June 16, 2008.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-14000 Filed 6-19-08; 8:45 am]
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