[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 78 (Monday, April 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24229-24230]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-9701]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting

    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 a meeting on May 10-12, 2012, 11545 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Thursday, May 10, 2012, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    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.-9:30 a.m.: U.S. EPR Spent Fuel Cask Transfer Facility 
(Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of AREVA regarding the U.S. EPR spent 
fuel cask transfer facility including an overview of the fuel storage 
and handling system. [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)].
    9:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Selected Chapters of the Safety Evaluation 
Report (SER) with Open Items Associated with the U.S. EPR Design 
Certification (DC) Application (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff and AREVA regarding selected chapters of the NRC staff's SER with 
open items associated with the U.S. EPR DC application. [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)].
    12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analysis 
(SOARCA) Project (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and 
hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the 
Draft NUREG report on the SOARCA Project.
    2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: St. Lucie Unit 1 Extended Power Uprate 
Application (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear presentations by and 
hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Florida 
Power & Light Company regarding the St. Lucie Unit 1 Extended Power 
Uprate Application. [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)].
    4:15 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this 
meeting. The Committee will also discuss a proposed report on draft 
final NUREG-1921, ``Fire HRA Guidelines.'' [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, May 11, 2012, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    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.-11 a.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning 
and Procedures Subcommittee (Open/Closed)--The Committee will discuss 
the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee 
regarding items proposed for consideration by the Full Committee during 
future ACRS Meetings, and matters related to the conduct of ACRS 
business, including anticipated workload and member assignments. [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 ACRS, and 
information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted 
invasion of personal privacy].
    11 a.m.-11:15 a.m.: Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and 
Recommendations (Open)--The Committee will discuss the responses from 
the NRC Executive Director for Operations to comments and 
recommendations included in recent ACRS reports and letters.
    12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.: Preparation for Meeting With the Commission on 
June 7, 2012 (Open)--The Committee will discuss topics for the upcoming 
meeting with the Commission on June 7, 2012.
    2:15 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this 
meeting. The Committee will also discuss a proposed report on draft 
final NUREG-1921, ``Fire HRA Guidelines.'' [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, May 12, 2012 Conference Room T2-B1, Two White Flint North, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--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)].
    11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will 
continue its discussion related to the conduct of Committee activities 
and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings.
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 17, 2011, (76 FR 
64126-64127). 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 Antonio Dias, Cognizant ACRS Staff (Telephone: 
301-415-6805, Email: Antonio.Dias@nrc.gov), five 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.
    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

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presentation at least 30 minutes before the meeting.
    In accordance with Subsection 10(d) 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 agenda, 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 Web site 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 (301-415-8066), 
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: April 17, 2012
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-9701 Filed 4-20-12; 8:45 am]
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