[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 85 (Thursday, May 2, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25769-25770]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-10431]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Notice of Meeting; Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards

    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 9-10, 2013, 11545 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

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Thursday, May 9, 2013, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    1:00 p.m.-1:05 p.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)--
The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of 
the meeting.
    1:05 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) Key 
Licensing Issues (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and 
hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding key 
licensing issues pertaining to the NGNP project.
    3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.: Generic Issue (GI)-189, ``Susceptibility of 
Ice Condenser and Mark III Containments to Early Failure from Hydrogen 
Combustion during a Severe Accident'' (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff regarding the closure of GI-189, ``Susceptibility of Ice 
Condenser and Mark III Containments to Early Failure from Hydrogen 
Combustion during a Severe Accident.''
    4:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed 
during this meeting.

Friday, May 10, 2013, 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.: Consequential Steam Generator Tube Rupture 
(C-SGTR) (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the 
development of an enhanced risk-assessment procedure for C-SGTR.
    10:15 a.m.-11:45 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.]
    11:45 a.m.-12:00 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.
    1:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports.
    6:30 p.m.-7:00 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 18, 2012, (76 FR 
64146-64147). 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: April 26, 2013.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-10431 Filed 5-1-13; 8:45 am]
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