[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 84 (Thursday, May 1, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24758-24759]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09991]


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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 May 8-10, 2014, 11545 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Thursday, May 8, 2014, Conference Room T-2B1, 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.: Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) Method 
Development and Progress (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations 
by and hold discussions with representatives of the Nuclear

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Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff regarding the psychological 
foundation for HRA and an Integration Decision-tree Human Event 
Analysis System (IDHEAS) methodology for generic nuclear power plant 
(NPP) operations.
    10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Overview of the Early Site Permit (ESP) 
Process (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the ESP 
process.
    12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.: Meeting with Commissioner Magwood (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss items of mutual interest with Commissioner 
Magwood.
    2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.: SECY-14-0016, ``Ongoing Staff Activities to 
Assess Regulatory Considerations for Power Reactor Subsequent License 
Renewal'' (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding ongoing 
activities related to Subsequent License Renewal.
    4:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed 
during this meeting. The Committee will also consider a response to the 
February 24, 2014, letter from the Executive Director for Operations 
regarding Chapters 6 and 7 of the Safety Evaluation Report with Open 
Items for Certification of the US-APWR design and related long term 
core cooling issues.

Friday, May 9, 2014, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-8:35 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 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting. The Committee will also consider 
a response to the February 24, 2014, letter from the Executive Director 
for Operations regarding Chapters 6 and 7 of the Safety Evaluation 
Report with Open Items for Certification of the US-APWR design and 
related long term core cooling issues.

Saturday, May 10, 2014, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports on 
matters discussed during this meeting. The Committee will also consider 
a response to the February 24, 2014, letter from the Executive Director 
for Operations regarding Chapters 6 and 7 of the Safety Evaluation 
Report with Open Items for Certification of the US-APWR design and 
related long term core cooling issues.
    10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Closed)--The Committee will 
discuss matters related to the conduct of Committee activities and 
specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as 
time and availability of information permit.
    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), 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 (Agencywide 
Documents Access and Management System) 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.

    Date: April 25, 2014.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-09991 Filed 4-30-14; 8:45 am]
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