[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 21 (Friday, January 31, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5469-5470]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02037]


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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 February 5-7, 2014, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014, 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.-10:30 a.m.: Monticello Maximum Extended Load Line Limit 
Analysis Plus (MELLLA+) License Amendment Request (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff and Northern States Power Company of 
Minnesota (NSPM) regarding the Monticello Maximum Extended Load Line 
Limit Analysis Plus license amendment request and the associated staff 
safety evaluation report. [Note: A portion of this meeting may be 
closed in order to discuss and protect information designated as 
proprietary, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).]
    10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Proposed Revisions to 10 CFR Part 61 
(Open)--The Radiation Protection and Nuclear Materials Subcommittee 
will discuss with the Full Committee the results of meetings regarding 
proposed revisions to 10 CFR Part 61.
    1:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Draft Report on the Biennial ACRS Review of 
the NRC Safety Research Program (Open)--The Committee will discuss the 
draft report on the biennial ACRS review of the NRC Safety Research 
Program.
    4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed 
during this meeting. The Committee will also discuss a proposed 
response to the August 1, 2013, EDO letter to the ACRS regarding a 
proposed rulemaking on station blackout mitigation strategies. [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, FEBRUARY 6, 2014, CONFERENCE ROOM T-2B1, 11545 ROCKVILLE 
PIKE, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

    8:30 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.-12:30 p.m.: Preparation for ACRS Meeting with the 
Commission (Open)--The Committee will discuss a list of topics in 
preparation for the meeting with the Commission.
    1:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting. The Committee will also discuss 
a proposed response to the August 1, 2013, EDO letter to the ACRS 
regarding a proposed rulemaking on station blackout mitigation 
strategies. [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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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2014, CONFERENCE ROOM T-2B1, 11545 ROCKVILLE PIKE, 
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

    8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting. The Committee will also discuss 
a proposed response to the August 1, 2013, EDO letter to the ACRS 
regarding a proposed rulemaking on station blackout mitigation 
strategies. [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).]
    5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will 
continue its discussion of 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 November 8, 2013 (78 FR 
67205-67206). 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 Quynh Nguyen, Cognizant ACRS Staff (Telephone: 
301-415-5844, Email: Quynh.Nguyen@nrc.gov), 5 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: January 27, 2014.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-02037 Filed 1-30-14; 8:45 am]
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