Revised 660th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS), 66316-66317 [2018-27846]

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[FR Doc. 2018–27832 Filed 12–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Revised 660th 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 February 6–9, 2019, Three White Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Documents submitted in adjudicatory proceedings will appear in the NRC’s electronic hearing docket which is available to the public at https:// adams.nrc.gov/ehd, unless excluded pursuant to an order of the Commission, or the presiding officer. If you do not have an NRC-issued digital ID certificate as described above, click cancel when the link requests certificates and you will be automatically directed to the NRC’s electronic hearing dockets where you will be able to access any publiclyavailable documents in a particular hearing docket. Participants are requested not to include personal privacy information, such as social security numbers, home addresses, or personal phone numbers in their filings, unless an NRC regulation or other law Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting. 8:35 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: TechnologyInclusive, Risk-Informed, PerformanceBased Approach for Approving NonLight-Water Reactors (Open)—The Committee will have briefings by and discussion with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the subject topic. 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: NonProduction & Utilization Facilities Rulemaking (Open)—The Committee will have briefings by and discussion with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the subject draft final rulemaking. 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Interim Letter: Chapters 2 and 17 of the NRC Staff’s Safety Evaluation Reports With Open Items Related to the Certification of the NuScale Small Modular Reactor (Open/ Closed)—The Committee will have briefings by and discussion with representatives of the NRC staff and NuScale regarding the safety evaluation associated with the subject design certification. [Note: This session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] 2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.: Review of AURORA–B for LOCA Scenarios (Closed)—The Committee will have briefings by and discussion with representatives of the NRC staff and PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ML18330A050. ML18319A147. Framatome regarding the subject proprietary topical report. [Note: This session is closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] 4:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] Thursday, February 7, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852 8:30 a.m.–10:00 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 E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 26, 2018 / Notices 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.–10:45 a.m.: Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC Research Projects (Open)—The Committee will have a discussion of the assessment of the quality of research projects. 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Friday, February 8, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports/Retreat (Open/Closed)— The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports and retreat items. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] [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] Saturday, February 9, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports/Retreat (Open/Closed)— The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports and retreat items. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] [Note: A portion of VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 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 December 7, 2018 (83 FR 26506). 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 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:// PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66317 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 Ms. Paula Dorm, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301–415–7799), 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: December 19, 2018. Russell E. Chazell, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–27846 Filed 12–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2016–0268] Spent Fuel Heat Generation in an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Regulatory guide; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 2 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 3.54, ‘‘Spent Fuel Heat Generation in an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.’’ Revision 2 provides methods acceptable to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff for calculating spent nuclear fuel heat generation rates for use for an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI). The revision presents an up-to-date methodology for determining heat generation rates and provides greater flexibility (less restrictions). It also allows loading of higher burnup fuel by using more accurate methods for decay heat calculations. DATES: Revision 2 to RG 3.54 is available on December 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2016–0268 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publically-available information related to this document, using the following methods: • Federal rulemaking website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Revised 660th 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 February 6-9, 2019, 
Three White Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 
20852.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White 
Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 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.-10:30 a.m.: Technology-Inclusive, Risk-Informed, 
Performance-Based Approach for Approving Non-Light-Water Reactors 
(Open)--The Committee will have briefings by and discussion with 
representatives of the NRC staff regarding the subject topic.
    10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Non-Production & Utilization Facilities 
Rulemaking (Open)--The Committee will have briefings by and discussion 
with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the subject draft final 
rulemaking.
    1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Interim Letter: Chapters 2 and 17 of the NRC 
Staff's Safety Evaluation Reports With Open Items Related to the 
Certification of the NuScale Small Modular Reactor (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will have briefings by and discussion with representatives of 
the NRC staff and NuScale regarding the safety evaluation associated 
with the subject design certification. [Note: This session may be 
closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as 
proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)]
    2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m.: Review of AURORA-B for LOCA Scenarios 
(Closed)--The Committee will have briefings by and discussion with 
representatives of the NRC staff and Framatome regarding the subject 
proprietary topical report. [Note: This session is closed in order to 
discuss and protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 
5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)]
    4:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [Note: 
A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect 
information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)]

Thursday, February 7, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White 
Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852

    8:30 a.m.-10:00 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

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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.-10:45 a.m.: Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC 
Research Projects (Open)--The Committee will have a discussion of the 
assessment of the quality of research projects.
    10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--
The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. 
[Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and 
protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
552b(c)(4)]
    1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [Note: 
A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and protect 
information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)]

Friday, February 8, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White Flint 
North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852

    8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--
The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. 
[Note: A portion of this session may be closed in order to discuss and 
protect information designated as proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
552b(c)(4)]
    1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports/Retreat (Open/
Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS 
reports and retreat items. [Note: A portion of this session may be 
closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as 
proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] [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]

Saturday, February 9, 2019, Conference Room 1C3 & 1C5, Three White 
Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852

    8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports/Retreat (Open/
Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS 
reports and retreat items. [Note: A portion of this session may be 
closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as 
proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)] [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 December 7, 2018 (83 FR 
26506). 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 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/doc-collections/#ACRS/.
    Video teleconferencing service is available for observing open 
sessions of ACRS meetings. Those wishing to use this service should 
contact Ms. Paula Dorm, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301-415-7799), 
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: December 19, 2018.
Russell E. Chazell,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer, Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-27846 Filed 12-21-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7590-01-P