Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400; Notice of Meeting, 13026 [2017-04541]

Download as PDF 13026 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 8, 2017 / Notices [FR Doc. 2017–04502 Filed 3–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400; Notice of Meeting The ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400 will hold a meeting on March 21–23, 2017, 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T– 2B1, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of portions that may be closed to protect information that is proprietary pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4). The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Tuesday, March 21, 2017—1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, March 22, 2017—8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Thursday, March 23, 2017—8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The Subcommittee will review the APR1400 Design Control Document and Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Chapter 6 (‘‘Engineered Safety Features’’), Chapter 13 (‘‘Conduct of Operations’’), and Chapter 16 (‘‘Technical Specifications’’). The Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with the NRC staff and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company 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 Official (DFO), Christopher Brown (Telephone 301–415–7111 or Email: Christopher.Brown@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 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Mar 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 published in the Federal Register on October 17, 2016, (81 FR 71543). 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, Maryland. After registering with Security, please contact Mr. Theron Brown (Telephone 240–888– 9835) to be escorted to the meeting room. Dated: March 1, 2017. Mark L. Banks, Chief, Technical Support Branch, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2017–04541 Filed 3–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–80139; File No. SR–FICC– 2017–801] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Fixed Income Clearing Corporation; Notice of Filing of Advance Notice To (1) Implement the Margin Proxy and (2) Modify the Calculation of the Coverage Charge in Circumstances Where the Margin Proxy Applies March 2, 2017. 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In order to effectuate the proposed rule changes described above, FICC proposes to (1) add a new defined term for Margin Proxy in Rule 1 (Definitions); (2) amend the definition of VaR Charge in Rule 1 to reference the Margin Proxy; and (3) amend Section 1b of Rule 4 (Clearing Fund and Loss Allocation) to modify the calculation of the Coverage Charge when the Margin Proxy is applied. II. Clearing Agency’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Advance Notice In its filing with the Commission, the clearing agency included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the Advance Notice and discussed any comments it received on the Advance Notice. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the 
ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400; Notice of Meeting

    The ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400 will hold a meeting on March 21-
23, 2017, 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B1, Rockville, Maryland 20852.
    The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of 
portions that may be closed to protect information that is proprietary 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4). The agenda for the subject meeting 
shall be as follows:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017--1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, March 
22, 2017--8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Thursday, March 23, 2017--8:30 
a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

    The Subcommittee will review the APR1400 Design Control Document 
and Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Chapter 6 (``Engineered 
Safety Features''), Chapter 13 (``Conduct of Operations''), and Chapter 
16 (``Technical Specifications''). The Subcommittee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with the NRC staff and Korea 
Hydro & Nuclear Power Company 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 Official (DFO), 
Christopher Brown (Telephone 301-415-7111 or Email: 
Christopher.Brown@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 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 17, 2016, (81 FR 71543).
    Detailed meeting agendas and meeting transcripts are available on 
the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/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, Maryland. After 
registering with Security, please contact Mr. Theron Brown (Telephone 
240-888-9835) to be escorted to the meeting room.

    Dated: March 1, 2017.
Mark L. Banks,
Chief, Technical Support Branch, Advisory Committee on Reactor 
Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 2017-04541 Filed 3-7-17; 8:45 am]
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