Revised Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS), 48656-48657 [2018-20927]

Download as PDF 48656 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 26, 2018 / Notices The public may view the meeting via a live or archived webcast by accessing a link under ‘‘News & Events’’ on the NTSB home page at www.ntsb.gov. Schedule updates, including weatherrelated cancellations, are also available at www.ntsb.gov. Dated: Friday, September 20, 2018. Candi R. Bing, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–20896 Filed 9–24–18; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7533–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures The ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures will hold a meeting on October 3, 2018, 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T–2B1, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The meeting will be open to public attendance. The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Wednesday, October 03, 2018–12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. The Subcommittee will discuss proposed ACRS activities and related matters. 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), Quynh Nguyen (Telephone 301–415–5844 or Email: Quynh.Nguyen@nrc.gov) five days prior to the meeting, if possible, so that 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. The public bridgeline number for the meeting is 866–822–3032, passcode 8272423. Detailed procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 4, 2017 (82 FR 46312). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Sep 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 Information regarding changes to the agenda, whether the meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, and the time allotted to present oral statements can be obtained 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 the DFO 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 20852. After registering with Security, please contact Mr. Theron Brown at 301–415–6702 to be escorted to the meeting room. Dated: September 20, 2018. Mark L. Banks, Chief, Technical Support Branch, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2018–20852 Filed 9–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Revised Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) 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 meetings on October 4–6, 2018, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Thursday, October 4, 2018, Conference Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852 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 a.m.—Draft Rule on Emergency Preparedness for Small Modular Reactors (Open)—The Committee will have briefings by and discussion with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the subject draft rule. 10:15 a.m.–12 p.m.—Annual Operating Reactor Experience Briefing (Open)—The Committee will have an annual briefing on operating experience and significant events at the currently operating nuclear power plants. 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.—Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC Research Projects (Open)—The Committee will have a discussion on the assessment of PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the quality of the selected NRC research projects. 2:45 p.m.–6 p.m.—Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS report. Friday, October 5, 2018, Conference Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852 8:30 a.m.–10 a.m.—Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee and Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear discussion of the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the Full Committee during future ACRS meetings. [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 the ACRS, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy]. 10:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.—Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS report. 1 p.m.–6 p.m.—Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS report. Saturday, October 6, 2018, Conference Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852 8:30 p.m.–12 p.m.—Preparation of ACRS Report/Retreat (Open/Closed)— The Committee will continue its discussion of the ACRS report and potential retreat items. [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 the ACRS, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.] Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 4, 2017 (82 FR 46312). 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), 5 days before the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made to allow necessary time during the E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 26, 2018 / Notices 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. The bridgeline number for the meeting is 866–822–3032, passcode 8272423#. 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) of 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 agendas, 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 website 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 (301–415–6702), 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Sep 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 Dated: September 21, 2018. Russell E. Chazell, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–20927 Filed 9–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–331; NRC–2018–0045] NexEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC: Duane Arnold Energy Center Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: License amendment application; withdrawal by applicant. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC (NextEra) to withdraw its application dated December 19, 2017, for a proposed amendment to Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC), Facility Operating License No. DPR–49. The proposed change would have added Technical Specifications (TS) 3.2.3, ‘‘Linear Heat Generation Rate (LHGR),’’ and modified TS 1.1, ‘‘Definitions,’’ TS 3.4.1, ‘‘Recirculation Loops Operating,’’ and TS 5.6.5, ‘‘Core Operating Limits Report (COLR)’’ to reflect the LHGR change. Modifications associated with TS 3.2.1, ‘‘Average Planar Linear Heat Generation Rate (APLHGR),’’ and the new TS 3.2.3 would also have been added to the actions for TS 3.3.4.1, ‘‘End of Cycle Recirculation Pump Trip (EOC– RPT) Instrumentation,’’ and TS 3.7.7, ‘‘The Main Turbine Bypass System.’’ Subsequently, by letter dated August 21, 2018, NextEra withdrew the amendment request. DATES: The applicable date of the withdrawal of the license amendment application is September 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2018–0045 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2018–0045. Address questions about NRC dockets to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301–287–9127; email: Jennifer.Borges@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48657 (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301– 415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@ nrc.gov. The ADAMS accession number for each document referenced (if it is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in this document. • NRC’s PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public documents at the NRC’s PDR, Room O1–F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mahesh Chawla, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–8371: email: Mahesh.Chawla@nrc.gov. The NRC has granted the request of NextEra to withdraw its December 19, 2017 (ADAMS Accession No. ML17353A928), application for proposed amendment to DAEC, Facility Operating License No. DPR–49, located in Linn County, Iowa. The proposed change would have added TS 3.2.3, ‘‘Linear Heat Generation Rate (LHGR),’’ and modified TS 1.1, ‘‘Definitions,’’ TS 3.4.1, ‘‘Recirculation Loops Operating,’’ and TS 5.6.5, ‘‘Core Operating Limits Report (COLR)’’ to reflect the LHGR change. Modifications associated with TS 3.2.1, ‘‘Average Planar Linear Heat Generation Rate (APLHGR),’’ and the new TS 3.2.3 would also have been added to the actions for TS 3.3.4.1, ‘‘End of Cycle Recirculation Pump Trip (EOC–RPT) Instrumentation,’’ and TS 3.7.7, ‘‘The Main Turbine Bypass System.’’ The Commission had previously issued a notice of consideration of issuance of amendment published in the Federal Register on March 13, 2018 (83 FR 10920). However, by letter dated August 21, 2018, the licensee withdrew the proposed change (ADAMS Accession No. ML18233A333). For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated December 19, 2017, and the licensee’s letter dated August 21, 2018, which withdrew the application for license amendment. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of September, 2018. E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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Revised Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards 
(ACRS)

    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 meetings on October 4-6, 2018, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

Thursday, October 4, 2018, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland 20852

    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 a.m.--Draft Rule on Emergency Preparedness for Small 
Modular Reactors (Open)--The Committee will have briefings by and 
discussion with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the subject 
draft rule.
    10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.--Annual Operating Reactor Experience Briefing 
(Open)--The Committee will have an annual briefing on operating 
experience and significant events at the currently operating nuclear 
power plants.
    1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.--Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC 
Research Projects (Open)--The Committee will have a discussion on the 
assessment of the quality of the selected NRC research projects.
    2:45 p.m.-6 p.m.--Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)--The Committee 
will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS report.

Friday, October 5, 2018, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland 20852

    8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.--Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning 
and Procedures Subcommittee and Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and 
Recommendations (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear discussion of 
the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee 
regarding items proposed for consideration by the Full Committee during 
future ACRS meetings. [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 the ACRS, and information the release of which would 
constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy].
    10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.--Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS report.
    1 p.m.-6 p.m.--Preparation of ACRS Report (Open)--The Committee 
will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS report.

Saturday, October 6, 2018, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland 20852

    8:30 p.m.-12 p.m.--Preparation of ACRS Report/Retreat (Open/
Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of the ACRS report 
and potential retreat items. [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 the ACRS, and information the release 
of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal 
privacy.]
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 4, 2017 (82 FR 
46312). 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: [email protected]), 5 days before the meeting, if possible, 
so that appropriate arrangements can be made to allow necessary time 
during the

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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. The bridgeline number for the meeting is 
866-822-3032, passcode 8272423#.
    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) of 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 agendas, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are 
available through the NRC Public Document Room at [email protected], 
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 website 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 (301-415-6702), 
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: September 21, 2018.
Russell E. Chazell,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer, Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-20927 Filed 9-25-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7590-01-P