[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 204 (Monday, October 22, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64563-64564]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25934]


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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 November 1-3, 2012, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Thursday, November 1, 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.: Consideration of Economic Consequences/Land 
Contamination within the NRC Regulatory Framework (Open)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff regarding the staff's approach when 
considering economic consequences and/or land contamination due to 
the release of radioactive material at a licensee site.
10:15 a.m.-11:45 p.m.: Role of Filtered Venting Systems When 
Installed in BWR Mark I and Mark II Containments (Open)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff regarding a proposed Commission 
Paper regarding the value of filtered venting systems when installed 
in BWR Mark I and Mark II containments.
12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Long-Term Core Cooling Approach for the 
Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) Design for South Texas Project 
Units 3 and 4 (STP 3 and 4) (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the 
NRC staff and Nuclear Innovation North America LLC regarding the 
specific design features that warrant the long-term cooling 
capabilities for the STP 3 and 4 ABWR design. [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)]
2:30 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, November 2, 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 
FullCommittee 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 
andpersonnel matters that relate solely to internal personnel rules 
and practices of ACRS,and information the release of which would 
constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion ofpersonal 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.-11:30 a.m.: Preparation for Meeting With the Commission 
on December 6, 2012 (Open)--The Committee will discuss topics for 
the upcoming meeting with the Commission on December 6, 2012.
11:30 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

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closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as 
proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)]

Saturday, November 3, 2012 Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

8:30 a.m.-11:30 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)]
11:30 a.m.-12:00 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, 
includingrepresentatives of the nuclear industry. Persons desiring 
to make oral statements should notifyAntonio 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. Inview of the possibility that the schedule for 
ACRS meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman asnecessary 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 at1-800-397-4209, 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: October 16, 2012.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-25934 Filed 10-19-12; 8:45 am]
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