[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 98 (Monday, May 21, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30029-30030]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12214]


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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 June 6-8, 2012, 11545 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Wednesday, June 6, 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.-10:00 a.m.: Proposed Revision of 10 CFR Part 20 for 
Conformance with International Commission on Radiological Protection 
(ICRP) Recommendations (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by 
and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
the proposed modifications to 10 CFR part 20 in order to conform to 
current ICRP recommendations.
    10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Disposition of Near-Term Task Force (NTTF) 
Tier 3 Recommendations (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by 
and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
the staff's plans for implementation of the NTTF Tier 3 recommendations 
stemming from the NRC's evaluation of the Fukushima Dai-ichi accident.
    12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Proposed Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 
1.192, ``Operation and Maintainability Code Case Acceptability, ASME OM 
Code'' (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the 
proposed revision to RG 1.192, ``Operation and Maintainability Code 
Case Acceptability, ASME OM Code.''
    2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Grand Gulf Nuclear Station Unit 1 Extended 
Power Uprate Application (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff and Entergy Operations Inc. regarding the Grand Gulf Nuclear 
Station 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)].

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    4:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m.: Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC 
Research Projects (Open) The ACRS panels performing the quality 
assessment of selected NRC research projects will hold discussions.
    5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed 
during this meeting. [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, June 7, 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.-9:15 a.m.: Discussion of Topics for Meeting with the 
Commission (Open)--The Committee will discuss topics for meeting with 
the Commission.
    9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Meeting with the Commission (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss topics of mutual interest with the NRC 
Commission.
    12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Significant Reactor Operating Experiences 
(Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions 
with representatives of the NRC staff regarding significant operational 
events such as the H.B. Robinson fire, the Brunswick reactor pressure 
vessel head tensioning, and the Fort Calhoun flooding.
    2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.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.]
    4:00 p.m.-4:15 p.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.
    4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed 
during this meeting. [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, June 8, 2012 Conference Room T2-B1, Two White Flint North, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.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)].
    4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will 
discuss matters 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 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 May 15, 2012.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-12214 Filed 5-18-12; 8:45 am]
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