[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 24 (Tuesday, February 5, 2013)]
[Page 8202]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02481]



Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)

Meeting of the Joint ACRS Subcommittees on Thermal Hydraulic 
Phenomena and Materials, Metallurgy and Reactor Fuels; Notice of 

    The Joint ACRS Subcommittees on Thermal Hydraulic Phenomena and 
Materials, Metallurgy and Reactor Fuels will hold a meeting on February 
20, 2013, Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.
    The meeting will be open to public attendance, with the exception 
of a portion that may be closed to protect information that is 
propriety pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(4). The agenda for the subject 
meeting shall be as follows:

Wednesday, February 20, 2013--8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

    The Subcommittees will review and discuss the thermal conductivity 
degradation (TCD) issue, how TCD impacts legacy fuel mechanical design 
codes, and how TCD affects plant safety analysis. The Subcommittees 
will hear presentations by and hold discussions with the NRC staff and 
other interested persons regarding this matter.
    Members of the public desiring to provide oral statements and/or 
written comments should notify the Designated Federal Official (DFO), 
Weidong Wang (Telephone 301-415-6279 or Email: Weidong.Wang@nrc.gov) 
five days prior to the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate 
arrangements can be made. Thirty-five hard copies of each presentation 
or handout should be provided to the DFO thirty minutes before the 
meeting. In addition, one electronic copy of each presentation should 
be emailed to the DFO one day before the meeting. If an electronic copy 
cannot be provided within this timeframe, presenters should provide the 
DFO with a CD containing each presentation at least thirty minutes 
before the meeting. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during 
those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. Detailed 
procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were 
published in the Federal Register on October 18, 2012, (77 FR 64146-
    Detailed meeting agendas and meeting transcripts are available on 
the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acrs. 
Information regarding topics to be discussed, changes to the agenda, 
whether the meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, and the time 
allotted to present oral statements can be obtained from the Web site 
cited above or by contacting the identified DFO. Moreover, 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 these references if such 
rescheduling would result in a major inconvenience.
    If attending this meeting, please enter through the One White Flint 
North building, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD. After registering 
with security, please contact Mr. Theron Brown (Telephone 240-888-9835) 
to be escorted to the meeting room.

    Dated: January 30, 2013.
Antonio Dias,
Technical Advisor, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 2013-02481 Filed 2-4-13; 8:45 am]