Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting, 59075-59076 [2013-23322]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting 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 October 2–5, 2013, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. Wednesday, October 2, 2013, Conference Room T2–B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 1:30 p.m.–1:35 p.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting. 1:35 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Spent Fuel Pool Study and Expedited Transfer of Spent Fuel to Dry Cask Storage (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the spent fuel pool study and expedited transfer of spent fuel to dry cask storage. 3:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m.: Development of Guidance in Support of Order EA–13– 109 on Reliable Hardened Containment Vents (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the development of guidance in support of Order EA–13–109 on reliable hardened containment vents. 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting. The Committee will also discuss a proposed ACRS report on draft Final Regulatory Guide 1.79, ‘‘Preoperational Testing of Emergency Core Cooling Systems for Pressurized Water Reactors’’ and Regulatory Guide 1.79.1, ‘‘Initial Test Program of Emergency Core Cooling Systems for Boiling Water Reactors.’’ mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Thursday, October 3, 2013, Conference Room T2–B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 5:15 p.m.–7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting and on draft Final Regulatory Guides 1.79 and 1.79.1. Friday, October 4, 2013, Conference Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Sep 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting. 8:35 a.m.–10:00 a.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open/ Closed)—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 matters related to the conduct of ACRS business, including anticipated workload and member assignments. [Note: A portion of this meeting 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 ACRS, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.] 10:00 a.m.–10:15 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. 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC Research Projects (Open)—The Committee will hold discussions with members of the ACRS panels performing the quality assessment of the following NRC research projects: —NUREG/CR–7026: Application of Model Abstraction Techniques to Simulate Transport in Soils —NUREG–2121: Fuel Fragmentation, Relocation, and Dispersal During the Loss-of-Coolant Accident 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Draft Report on the Biennial ACRS Review of the NRC Safety Research Program (Open)— The Committee will discuss the draft report on the biennial ACRS review of the NRC Safety Research Program. 1:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting and on draft Final Regulatory Guides 1.79 and 1.79.1. Saturday, October 5, 2013 Conference Room T2–B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting and on draft Final Regulatory Guides 1.79 and 1.79.1. 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of matters related to the PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59075 conduct of Committee activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings. Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 18, 2012, (77 FR 64146–64147). In accordance with those procedures, oral or written views may be presented by members of the public, including representatives of the nuclear industry. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify Quynh Nguyen, Cognizant ACRS Staff (Telephone: 301–415–5844, Email:Quynh.Nguyen@nrc.gov), five days before the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made to allow necessary time during the meeting for such statements. 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. Thirty-five hard copies of each presentation or handout should be provided 30 minutes before the meeting. In addition, one electronic copy of each presentation should be emailed to the Cognizant ACRS Staff one day before meeting. If an electronic copy cannot be provided within this timeframe, presenters should provide the Cognizant ACRS Staff with a CD containing each presentation at least 30 minutes before the meeting. In accordance with Subsection 10(d) Public Law 92–463, and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), certain portions of this meeting may be closed, as specifically noted above. 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. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during the open portions of the meeting. ACRS meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are available through the NRC Public Document Room at pdr.resource@ 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/doccollections/ACRS/. Video teleconferencing service is available for observing open sessions of ACRS meetings. Those wishing to use this service should contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301–415–8066), between 7:30 a.m. and E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 59076 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / Notices 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: September 18, 2013. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–23322 Filed 9–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on US-APWR; Notice of Meeting mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The ACRS Subcommittee on US– APWR will hold a meeting on October 1, 2013, Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of portions that may be closed to protect information that is propriety pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(4). The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Tuesday, October 1, 2013—8:30 a.m. Until 5:00 p.m. The Subcommittee will review resolution of Generic Safety Issue-191, ‘‘Assessment of Debris Accumulation on PWR Sump Performance’’ and other issues associated with long-term core cooling for the US-APWR design. The Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. 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 (DFO), Girija Shukla (Telephone 301–415–6855 or Email: Girija.Shukla@nrc.gov) five days prior to the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Thirty-five hard copies of each presentation or handout should be provided to the DFO thirty minutes before the meeting. In addition, one electronic copy of each presentation should be emailed to the DFO one day before the meeting. If an electronic copy VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Sep 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 cannot be provided within this timeframe, presenters should provide the DFO with a CD containing each presentation at least thirty minutes before the meeting. 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 October 18, 2012, (77 FR 64146–64147). Detailed meeting agendas and meeting transcripts are available on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/readingrm/doc-collections/acrs. Information regarding topics to be discussed, changes to the agenda, whether the meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, and the time allotted to present oral statements can be obtained from the Web site cited above or by contacting the identified DFO. Moreover, 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 these references if such rescheduling would result in a major inconvenience. If attending this meeting, please enter through the One White Flint North building, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD. After registering with security, please contact Mr. Theron Brown (Telephone 240–888–9835) to be escorted to the meeting room. Dated: September 18, 2013. Cayetano Santos, Chief, Technical Support Branch, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2013–23328 Filed 9–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–70451; File No. SR–Phlx– 2013–95] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Temporary Rule Change to Change the Expiration Date For Most Option Contracts to the Third Friday of the Expiration Month Instead of the Saturday Following the Third Friday September 19, 2013. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes a temporary rule to change the expiration date for most option contracts to the third Friday of the expiration month instead of the Saturday following the third Friday. The text of the proposed rule change is available on the Exchange’s Web site at http:// nasdaqomxphlx.cchwallstreet.com/ nasdaqomxphlx/phlx, at the principal office of the Exchange, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, the Exchange included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in Sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. 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The LEAPS expiring in January 2016 will be issued with a Friday expiration 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 34– 70259 (August 26, 2013), 78 FR 53809 (August 30, 2013)(SR–Phlx–2013–89)(‘‘Expiration Date Filing’’). 1 15 PO 00000 September 13, 2013, NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC (‘‘Phlx’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by the Exchange. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting

    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 October 2-5, 2013, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville 
Pike, Rockville, Maryland

    1:30 p.m.-1:35 p.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)--
The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
the meeting.
    1:35 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Spent Fuel Pool Study and Expedited Transfer 
of Spent Fuel to Dry Cask Storage (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff regarding the spent fuel pool study and expedited transfer of 
spent fuel to dry cask storage.
    3:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.: Development of Guidance in Support of Order 
EA-13-109 on Reliable Hardened Containment Vents (Open)--The Committee 
will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of 
the NRC staff regarding the development of guidance in support of Order 
EA-13-109 on reliable hardened containment vents.
    6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed 
during this meeting. The Committee will also discuss a proposed ACRS 
report on draft Final Regulatory Guide 1.79, ``Preoperational Testing 
of Emergency Core Cooling Systems for Pressurized Water Reactors'' and 
Regulatory Guide 1.79.1, ``Initial Test Program of Emergency Core 
Cooling Systems for Boiling Water Reactors.''

Thursday, October 3, 2013, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting and on draft Final Regulatory 
Guides 1.79 and 1.79.1.

Friday, October 4, 2013, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Md

    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.-10:00 a.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning 
and Procedures Subcommittee (Open/Closed)--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 matters related to the conduct of ACRS 
business, including anticipated workload and member assignments. [Note: 
A portion of this meeting 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 ACRS, and 
information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted 
invasion of personal privacy.]
    10:00 a.m.-10:15 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.
    10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC 
Research Projects (Open)--The Committee will hold discussions with 
members of the ACRS panels performing the quality assessment of the 
following NRC research projects:

--NUREG/CR-7026: Application of Model Abstraction Techniques to 
Simulate Transport in Soils
--NUREG-2121: Fuel Fragmentation, Relocation, and Dispersal During the 
Loss-of-Coolant Accident
    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Draft Report on the Biennial ACRS Review of 
the NRC Safety Research Program (Open)--The Committee will discuss the 
draft report on the biennial ACRS review of the NRC Safety Research 
Program.
    1:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting and on draft Final Regulatory 
Guides 1.79 and 1.79.1.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting and on draft Final Regulatory 
Guides 1.79 and 1.79.1.
    11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will 
continue its discussion of matters related to the conduct of Committee 
activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous 
meetings.
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 18, 2012, (77 FR 
64146-64147). In accordance with those procedures, oral or written 
views may be presented by members of the public, including 
representatives of the nuclear industry. Persons desiring to make oral 
statements should notify Quynh Nguyen, Cognizant ACRS Staff (Telephone: 
301-415-5844, Email:Quynh.Nguyen@nrc.gov), five days before the 
meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made to 
allow necessary time during the meeting for such statements. 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.
    Thirty-five hard copies of each presentation or handout should be 
provided 30 minutes before the meeting. In addition, one electronic 
copy of each presentation should be emailed to the Cognizant ACRS Staff 
one day before meeting. If an electronic copy cannot be provided within 
this timeframe, presenters should provide the Cognizant ACRS Staff with 
a CD containing each presentation at least 30 minutes before the 
meeting.
    In accordance with Subsection 10(d) Public Law 92-463, and 5 U.S.C. 
552b(c), certain portions of this meeting may be closed, as 
specifically noted above. 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. Electronic recordings will be 
permitted only during the open portions of the meeting.
    ACRS meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are 
available through the NRC Public Document Room at pdr.resource@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 should 
contact Mr. Theron Brown, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301-415-8066), 
between 7:30 a.m. and

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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: September 18, 2013.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-23322 Filed 9-24-13; 8:45 am]
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