672nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS), 17606-17607 [2020-06563]

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[FR Doc. 2020–06486 Filed 3–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 672nd 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 April 8–11, 2020. As part of the coordinated government response to combat COVID–19, the Committee will conduct virtual meetings. The public will be able to participate any open sessions via 1–866–822–3032, pass code 8272423#. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, April 8, 2020 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.–12:00 p.m.: Surry Power Station Subsequent License Renewal VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Mar 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 (Open)—The Committee will have briefing and discussion with representatives of NRC staff and Virginia Electric and Power Company regarding the safety evaluation associated with the above license renewal application. 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.: NuScale: Chapter 15, Boron Dilution, Return to Criticality, Probabilistic Risk Analysis (PRA), and Hydrogen & Oxygen Monitoring (Open/Closed)—The Committee will have briefing and discussion with representatives of NRC staff and NuScale regarding the above topics. [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)]. 5:00 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)]. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Thursday, April 9, 2020 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.: Kairos Advanced Reactor Design—Scaling Methodology and Reactor Coolant Topical Reports (Open/Closed)—The Committee will have briefing and discussion with representatives of NRC staff and Kairos Power regarding the subject topical 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)]. 10:15 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)]. 2:00 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)]. E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 61 / Monday, March 30, 2020 / Notices Friday, April 10, 2020 8:30 a.m.–10:30 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.] [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)]. 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)]. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Saturday, April 11, 2020 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)]. Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on June 13, 2019 (84 FR 27662). 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 and the Designated Federal Official (DFO) (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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Mar 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 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. An electronic copy of each presentation should be emailed to the Cognizant ACRS Staff at least one day before 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 (PDR) at pdr.resource@ nrc.gov, or by calling the PDR at 1–800– 397–4209, or from the Publicly Available Records System component of NRC’s document system (ADAMS) which is accessible from the NRC website at http://www.nrc.gov/readingrm/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 Thomas Dashiell, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301–415–7907), between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. (Eastern Time), 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. This notice is late due to the COVID–19 outbreak and current health precautions which required the Committee to prepare for the meeting to be held remotely. Dated: March 25, 2020. Russell E. Chazell, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–06563 Filed 3–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17607 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2020–0001] Sunshine Act Meetings Weeks of March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 2020. PLACE: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public. TIME AND DATE: Week of March 30, 2020 There are no meetings scheduled for the week of March 30, 2020. Week of April 6, 2020—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of April 6, 2020. Week of April 13, 2020—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of April 13, 2020. Week of April 20, 2020—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of April 20, 2020. Week of April 27, 2020—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of April 27, 2020. Week of May 4, 2020—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of May 4, 2020. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: For more information or to verify the status of meetings, contact Denise McGovern at 301–415–0681 or via email at Denise.McGovern@nrc.gov. The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the internet at: https://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 Anne Silk, NRC Disability Program Specialist, at 301–287–0745, by videophone at 240–428–3217, or by email at Anne.Silk@nrc.gov. 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– E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 61 (Monday, March 30, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17606-17607]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-06563]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


672nd 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 April 8-11, 2020. As 
part of the coordinated government response to combat COVID-19, the 
Committee will conduct virtual meetings. The public will be able to 
participate any open sessions via 1-866-822-3032, pass code 8272423#.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    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.-12:00 p.m.: Surry Power Station Subsequent License 
Renewal (Open)--The Committee will have briefing and discussion with 
representatives of NRC staff and Virginia Electric and Power Company 
regarding the safety evaluation associated with the above license 
renewal application.
    1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: NuScale: Chapter 15, Boron Dilution, Return to 
Criticality, Probabilistic Risk Analysis (PRA), and Hydrogen & Oxygen 
Monitoring (Open/Closed)--The Committee will have briefing and 
discussion with representatives of NRC staff and NuScale regarding the 
above topics. [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)].
    5:00 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)].

Thursday, April 9, 2020

    8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: Kairos Advanced Reactor Design--Scaling 
Methodology and Reactor Coolant Topical Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will have briefing and discussion with representatives of NRC 
staff and Kairos Power regarding the subject topical 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)].
    10:15 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)].
    2:00 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)].

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Friday, April 10, 2020

    8:30 a.m.-10:30 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.] [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)].
    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)].

Saturday, April 11, 2020

    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)].
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on June 13, 2019 (84 FR 27662). 
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 and the Designated Federal 
Official (DFO) (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 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.
    An electronic copy of each presentation should be emailed to the 
Cognizant ACRS Staff at least one day before 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 (PDR) at 
[email protected], or by calling the PDR at 1-800-397-4209, or from 
the Publicly Available Records System 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 Thomas Dashiell, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301-415-7907), 
between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. (Eastern Time), 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.

     This notice is late due to the COVID-19 outbreak and current 
health precautions which required the Committee to prepare for the 
meeting to be held remotely.


    Dated: March 25, 2020.
Russell E. Chazell,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer, Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-06563 Filed 3-27-20; 8:45 am]
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