[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 122 (Wednesday, June 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36105-36106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14866]



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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 July 9-11, 2014, 11545 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Wednesday, July 9, 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.: Proposed Revision to Title 10 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations (CFR) 50.55a(h) Endorsing IEEE 603-2009, ``Criteria 
for Safety Systems for Nuclear Power Generating Stations'' (Open)--The 
Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with 
representatives of the NRC staff regarding the proposed revision to 10 
CFR 50.55a(h) endorsing IEEE 603-2009, ``Criteria for Safety Systems 
for Nuclear Power Generating Stations.''
    10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Peach Bottom Extended Power Uprate (Open/
Closed)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions 
with representatives of the NRC staff and Exelon regarding the review 
of the safety evaluation report associated with the Peach Bottom 
extended power uprate application. [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).]
    1:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Draft Final Design Specific Review Standard 
(DSRS) for B&W mPower Small Modular Reactor Chapter 7, Instrumentation 
and Controls (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and hold 
discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Generation mPower 
LLC regarding the draft final DSRS for B&W mPower small modular reactor 
Chapter 7, Instrumentation and Controls.
    4:00 p.m.-6:00 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).]
    Thursday, July 10, 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.-10:00 a.m.: Revisions to Chapter 19 and Section 17.4 of 
the Standard Review Plan (SRP) (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the staff 
regarding revisions to Chapter 19 and Section 17.4 of the Standard 
Review Plan for the review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power 
Plants. [Note: A portion of this meeting may be closed in order to 
discuss and protect unclassified safeguards information, pursuant to 5 
U.S.C. 552b(c)(3).]
    10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Lessons Learned from the San Onofre Steam 
Generator Tube Degradation Event (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the staff 
regarding their development of lessons learned from the San Onofre 
steam generator tube degradation event.
    12:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: NRC Staff Activities Regarding Consolidation 
of Rulemakings Associated with Near Term Task Force (NTTF) 
Recommendations 4, 7, 8, 9.1, 9.2, and 9.3 (Open)--The Committee will 
hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the 
staff regarding their activities regarding consolidation of rulemakings 
associated with NTTF recommendations.
    3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The 
Committee will continue their discussion of 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)(3) and (4).]

Friday, July 11, 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.-11:00 a.m.: Assessment the Quality of Selected NRC 
Research Programs--Fiscal Year 2014 (Open)--The Committee will discuss 
of the quality of selected NRC research programs.
    11:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The 
Committee will continue their discussion of 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)(3) and (4).]
    5:30 p.m.-6:00 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 November 8, 2013. In 
accordance with those procedures, oral or written views may (78 CFR 
67205-67206) 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@nNRC.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

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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: June 19, 2014.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-14866 Filed 6-24-14; 8:45 am]
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