Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting, 65009-65010 [2013-25794]

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[FR Doc. 2013–25790 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 November 7–8, 2013, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. Thursday November 7, 2013, Conference Room T2–B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 8:35 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: Safety Evaluation Associated with the Watts Bar, Unit 2, Operating License (Open)— The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Tennessee Valley Authority regarding the safety evaluation associated with the Watts Bar, Unit 2, operating license. 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.: Near-Term Task Force (NTTF) Recommendation 1: Enhanced Regulatory Framework (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the NTTF Recommendation 1: Enhanced Regulatory Framework. 1:45 p.m.–2:15 p.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 2:15 p.m.–3:15 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. 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting. Friday, November 8, 2013, Conference Room T2–B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 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 PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65009 from the NRC Executive Director for Operations to comments and recommendations included in recent ACRS reports and letters. 1:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this meeting. 5:30 p.m.–6:00 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 E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 65010 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices (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 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: October 24, 2013. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–25794 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Submission for Review: SF–15 Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, May 22, 1995), this notice announces the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) plan to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for clearance of a revised information collection, Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. 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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 November 7-8, 2013, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Thursday November 7, 2013, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
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.: Safety Evaluation Associated with the Watts 
Bar, Unit 2, Operating License (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff and Tennessee Valley Authority regarding the safety evaluation 
associated with the Watts Bar, Unit 2, operating license.
    10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Near-Term Task Force (NTTF) Recommendation 
1: Enhanced Regulatory Framework (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff regarding the NTTF Recommendation 1: Enhanced Regulatory 
Framework.
    1:45 p.m.-2:15 p.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

    2:15 p.m.-3:15 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.
    3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed 
during this meeting.

Friday, November 8, 2013, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 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.
    1:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting.
    5:30 p.m.-6:00 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

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(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 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: October 24, 2013.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-25794 Filed 10-29-13; 8:45 am]
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