Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Renewal, 78777 [2010-31590]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 241 / Thursday, December 16, 2010 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Renewal U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Charter of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS). AGENCY: The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards was established by Section 29 of the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) of 1954, as amended. Its purpose is to provide advice to the Commission with regard to the hazards of proposed or existing reactor facilities, to review each application for a construction permit or operating license for certain facilities specified in the AEA, and such other duties as the Commission may request. The AEA as amended by PL 100–456 also specifies that the Defense Nuclear Safety Board may obtain the advice and recommendations of the ACRS. Membership on the Committee includes individuals experienced in reactor operations, management; probabilistic risk assessment; analysis of reactor accident phenomena; design of nuclear power plant structures, systems and components; materials science; and mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has determined that renewal of the charter for the ACRS until December 10, 2012 is in the public interest in connection with the statutory responsibilities assigned to the ACRS. This action is being taken in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew L. Bates, Office of the Secretary, NRC, Washington, DC 20555; telephone: (301) 415–1963 or at ALB@NRC.GOV. Dated: December 10, 2010. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–31590 Filed 12–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. A2011–5; Order No. 604] Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Penobscot Finance Station in SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Dec 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 Detroit, Michigan has been filed. It identifies preliminary steps and provides a procedural schedule. Publication of this document will allow the Postal Service, petitioner, and others to take appropriate action. DATES: Answer to application for suspension due (from Postal Service): December 16, 2010; administrative record due (from Postal Service): December 21, 2010; deadline for notices to intervene: January 4, 2011. See the Procedural Schedule in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for other dates of interest. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, at stephen.sharfman@prc.gov or 202– 789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 404(d), on December 6, 2010, the Commission received a petition for review of the closing of the Penobscot Finance Station in Detroit, Michigan. The petition, which was filed by Barbara Sherwood (Petitioner), is postmarked December 1, 2010, and was posted on the Commission’s Web site December 8, 2010. The Commission hereby institutes a proceeding under 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5) and designates the case as Docket No. A2011–5 to consider the Petitioner’s appeal. If the Petitioner would like to further explain her position with supplemental information or facts, she may either file a Participant Statement on PRC Form 61 or file a brief with the Commission by no later than January 10, 2011. Categories of issues apparently raised. The categories of issues raised include: Failure to consider the effect on the community. See 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(2)(A)(i). After the Postal Service files the administrative record and the Commission reviews it, the Commission may find that there are more legal issues than the one set forth above, or that the Postal Service’s determination disposes of one or more of those issues. The deadline for the Postal Service to file the administrative record with the Commission is December 21, 2010. 39 CFR 3001.113. Application for suspension. Petitioner also requests a suspension of the determination to close the facility PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78777 pending the outcome of the appeal. The facility is scheduled to close January 3, 2011. The answer to the request for suspension is due December 16, 2010. See 39 CFR 3001.114(b). Availability; Web site posting. The Commission has posted the appeal and supporting material on its Web site at http://www.prc.gov. Additional filings in this case and participants’ submissions also will be posted on the Web site, if provided in electronic format or amenable to conversion, and not subject to a valid protective order. Information on how to use the Commission’s Web site is available online or by contacting the Commission’s webmaster via telephone at 202–789–6873 or via electronic mail at prc-webmaster@prc.gov. The appeal and all related documents are also available for public inspection in the Commission’s docket section. Docket section hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal government holidays. Docket section personnel may be contacted via electronic mail at prc-dockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 202–789–6846. Filing of documents. All filings of documents in this case shall be made using the Internet (Filing Online) pursuant to Commission rules 9(a) and 10(a) at the Commission’s Web site, http://www.prc.gov, unless a waiver is obtained. 39 CFR 3001.9(a) and 10(a). Instructions for obtaining an account to file documents online may be found on the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.prc.gov, or by contacting the Commission’s docket section at prcdockets@prc.gov or via telephone at 202–789–6846. Intervention. Those, other than the Petitioner and respondent, wishing to be heard in this matter are directed to file a notice of intervention. See 39 CFR 3001.111. Notices of intervention in this case are to be filed on or before January 4, 2011. A notice of intervention shall be filed using the Internet (Filing Online) at the Commission’s Web site, http://www.prc.gov, unless a waiver is obtained for hardcopy filing. See 39 CFR 3001.9(a) and 10(a). Further procedures. By statute, the Commission is required to issue its decision within 120 days from the date it receives the appeal. See 39 U.S.C. 404(d)(5). A procedural schedule has been developed to accommodate this statutory deadline. In the interest of expedition, in light of the 120-day decision schedule, the Commission may request the Postal Service or other participants to submit information or memoranda of law on any appropriate issue. As required by the Commission rules, if any motions are filed, responses E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Renewal

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Charter of the Advisory Committee on 
Reactor Safeguards (ACRS).

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards was established 
by Section 29 of the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) of 1954, as amended. Its 
purpose is to provide advice to the Commission with regard to the 
hazards of proposed or existing reactor facilities, to review each 
application for a construction permit or operating license for certain 
facilities specified in the AEA, and such other duties as the 
Commission may request. The AEA as amended by PL 100-456 also specifies 
that the Defense Nuclear Safety Board may obtain the advice and 
recommendations of the ACRS.
    Membership on the Committee includes individuals experienced in 
reactor operations, management; probabilistic risk assessment; analysis 
of reactor accident phenomena; design of nuclear power plant 
structures, systems and components; materials science; and mechanical, 
civil, and electrical engineering.
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has determined that renewal of 
the charter for the ACRS until December 10, 2012 is in the public 
interest in connection with the statutory responsibilities assigned to 
the ACRS. This action is being taken in accordance with the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew L. Bates, Office of the 
Secretary, NRC, Washington, DC 20555; telephone: (301) 415-1963 or at 
ALB@NRC.GOV.

    Dated: December 10, 2010.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-31590 Filed 12-15-10; 8:45 am]
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