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Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards: Meeting Notice

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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 December 7-9, 2006, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was previously published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 (70 FR 70638).

Thursday, December 7, 2006, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint North, 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.: Draft Final Regulatory Guide, DG-1145, “Combined License Applications for Nuclear Power Plants” (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding Draft Final Regulatory Guide, DG-1145, “Combined License Applications for Nuclear Power Plants,” and resolution of significant public comments.

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Draft Final Regulatory Guide, DG-1144, “Guidelines for Evaluating Fatigue Analyses Incorporating the Life Reduction of Metal Components Due to the Effects of the Light-Water Reactor Environment for New Reactors” (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding Draft Final Regulatory Guide DG-1144 and the resolution of public comments.

1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.: Proposed Revisions to Standard Review Plan Section 13.3, “Emergency Planning” (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding proposed revisions to Standard Review Plan Section 13.3, “Emergency Planning,” and related matters.

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analysis Project (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding status of the staff's efforts associated with the state-of-the-art reactor consequence analysis project.

5:45 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters considered during this meeting.

Friday, December 8, 2006, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint North, 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.-9:30 a.m.: Proposed Revisions to Regulatory Guides and Standard Review Plan Sections in Support of New Reactor Licensing (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed revisions to Regulatory Guides and Standard Review Plan Sections that are being made in support of new reactor licensing.

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open)—The Committee will discuss the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the full Committee during future meetings. Also, it will hear a report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee on matters related to the conduct of ACRS business, including anticipated workload and member assignments.

10:45 a.m.-11 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.

11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Election of ACRS Officers for CY 2007 (Open)—The Committee will elect Chairman and Vice-Chairman for the ACRS and Member-at-Large for the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee.

1 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACRS reports.

Saturday, December 9, 2006, Conference Room T-2B3, Two White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland

8:30 a.m.-12 Noon: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)—The Committee will continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports.

12 Noon-12:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of Committee activities and matters 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 October 2, 2006 (71 FR 58015). In accordance with those procedures, oral or written views may be presented by members of the public, including representatives of the nuclear industry. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during the open portions of the meeting. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify the Cognizant ACRS staff named below five days before the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made to allow necessary time during the meeting for such statements. 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. Information regarding the time to be set aside for this purpose may be obtained by contacting the Cognizant ACRS staff prior to the meeting. 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.

Further information regarding topics to be discussed, whether the meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, as well as the Chairman's ruling on requests for the opportunity to present oral statements and the time allotted therefor can be obtained by contacting Mr. Sam Duraiswamy, Cognizant ACRS staff (301-415-7364), between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., (ET).

ACRS meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are available through the NRC Public Document Room at pdr@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 & ACNW Mtg schedules/agendas).

Videoteleconferencing service is available for observing open sessions of ACRS meetings. Those wishing to use this service for observing ACRS meetings 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 videoteleconferencing link. The availability of Start Printed Page 66562videoteleconferencing services is not guaranteed.

The ACRS meeting dates for Calendar Year 2007 are provided below.

ACRS meeting No.Meeting dates
January 2007.
539February 1-3, 2007.
540March 8-10, 2007.
541April 5-7, 2007.
542May 3-5, 2007.
543June 6-8, 2007.
544July 11-13, 2007.
August 1
545September 6-8, 2007.
546October 4-6, 2007.
547November 1-3, 2007.
548December 6-8, 2007.
1 No ACRS Meeting.
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Dated: November 8, 2006.

Andrew L. Bates,

Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E6-19239 Filed 11-14-06; 8:45 am]

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