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DATES: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. PLACE: STATUS: Public and Closed. Week of January 15, 2018 Thursday, January 18, 2018 9:00 a.m. Strategic Programmatic Overview of the Decommissioning and Low-Level Waste and Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation Business Lines (Public Meeting); (Contact: Damaris Marcano: 301– 415–7328) This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 1636 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 9 / Friday, January 12, 2018 / Notices Week of January 22, 2018—Tentative Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:00 a.m. Hearing on Construction Permit for Northwest Medical Isotopes Production Facility: Section 189a of the Atomic Energy Act Proceeding (Public Meeting); (Contact: Michael Balazik: 301– 415–2856) This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:00 a.m. Strategic Programmatic Overview of the New Reactors Business Line (Public Meeting); (Contact: Donna Williams: 301– 415–1322). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. Week of January 29, 2018—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of January 29, 2018. Week of February 5, 2018—Tentative Thursday, February 8, 2018 9:00 a.m. Discussion of Potential Changes to the 10 CFR 2.206 Enforcement Petition Process (Public Meeting); (Contact: Doug Broaddus: 301–415–8124). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Week of February 12, 2018—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of February 12, 2018. Week of February 19, 2018—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of February 19, 2018. * * * * * The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 9 (Friday, January 12, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1635-1636]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00629]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2018-0001]


Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

DATES: Weeks of January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 2018.

PLACE: Commissioners' Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 
Maryland.

STATUS: Public and Closed.

Week of January 15, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

9:00 a.m. Strategic Programmatic Overview of the Decommissioning and 
Low-Level Waste and Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation Business 
Lines (Public Meeting); (Contact: Damaris Marcano: 301-415-7328)

    This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address--http://www.nrc.gov/.

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Week of January 22, 2018--Tentative

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

9:00 a.m. Hearing on Construction Permit for Northwest Medical Isotopes 
Production Facility: Section 189a of the Atomic Energy Act Proceeding 
(Public Meeting); (Contact: Michael Balazik: 301-415-2856)

    This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address--http://www.nrc.gov/.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

10:00 a.m. Strategic Programmatic Overview of the New Reactors Business 
Line (Public Meeting); (Contact: Donna Williams: 301-415-1322).

    This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address--http://www.nrc.gov/.

Week of January 29, 2018--Tentative

    There are no meetings scheduled for the week of January 29, 2018.

Week of February 5, 2018--Tentative

Thursday, February 8, 2018

9:00 a.m. Discussion of Potential Changes to the 10 CFR 2.206 
Enforcement Petition Process (Public Meeting); (Contact: Doug Broaddus: 
301-415-8124).

    This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address--http://www.nrc.gov/.

Week of February 12, 2018--Tentative

    There are no meetings scheduled for the week of February 12, 2018.

Week of February 19, 2018--Tentative

    There are no meetings scheduled for the week of February 19, 2018.
* * * * *
    The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short 
notice. For more information or to verify the status of meetings, 
contact Denise McGovern at 301-415-0681 or via email at 
[email protected].
* * * * *
    The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the internet 
at: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/public-meetings/schedule.html.
* * * * *
    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with 
disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation 
to participate in these public meetings, or need this meeting notice or 
the transcript or other information from the public meetings in another 
format (e.g., braille, large print), please notify Kimberly Meyer-
Chambers, NRC Disability Program Manager, at 301-287-0739, by 
videophone at 240-428-3217, or by email at [email protected]. Determinations on requests for reasonable 
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
* * * * *
    Members of the public may request to receive this information 
electronically. If you would like to be added to the distribution, 
please contact the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of the 
Secretary, Washington, DC 20555 (301-415-1969), or email 
[email protected] or [email protected].

    Dated: January 10, 2018.
Denise L. McGovern,
Policy Coordinator, Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-00629 Filed 1-10-18; 4:15 pm]
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