[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 183 (Thursday, September 20, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58420-58421]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-23201]


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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 October 4-5, 2012, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Thursday, October 4, 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 Changes to the NRC's Regulations for 
Protection Against Radiation to Conform 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 NCR's standards 
for protection against radiation in order to conform to current ICRP 
recommendations.
    10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Safety Evaluation Report (SER) Associated 
with WCAP-16793-NP, Revision 2, ``Evaluation of Long-Term Cooling 
Considering Particulate, Fibrous and Chemical Debris in the 
Recirculating Fluid,'' and the Status of the Resolution of Generic 
Safety Issue (GSI) 191, ``Assessment of Debris Accumulation on PWR Sump 
Performance'' (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear presentations by 
and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding 
the SER associated with WCAP-16793-NP, Revision 2, and the status of 
the resolution of GSI-191. [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)]
    1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Reactor Pressure Vessel Fabrication and Flaw 
Assessment (Closed)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding issues 
related to reactor pressure vessel fabrication and flaw assessment. 
[Note: This session will be closed in order to discuss and protect 
information provided in confidence by a foreign source, pursuant to 5 
U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)]
    2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.: Assessment of the Quality of Selected NRC 
Research Projects (Open)--The Committee will hold discussions with 
members of the ACRS panels performing the quality assessment of the 
following NRC research projects: (1) NUREG-1953, ``Confirmatory 
Thermal-Hydraulic Analysis to Support Specific Success Criteria in the 
Standardized Plant Analysis Risk Models--Surry and Peach Bottom,'' and 
(2) NUREG/CR-7040, ``Evaluation of JNES Equipment Fragility Tests for 
Use in Seismic Probabilistic Risk Assessments for U.S. Nuclear Power 
Plants.''
    3:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--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, October 5, 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.: 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.]
    10:00 a.m.-10:15 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.
    10:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--
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)]
    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.

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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.
    If attending this meeting please enter through the One White Flint 
North building, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD. After registering 
with security please contact Mr. Theron Brown (240) 888-9835 to be 
escorted to the meeting room.

    Dated: September 14, 2012.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-23201 Filed 9-19-12; 8:45 am]
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