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Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on Materials, Metallurgy & Reactor Fuels; Notice of Meeting

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The ACRS Subcommittee on Materials, Metallurgy & Reactor Fuels will hold a meeting on May 10, 2011, Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

The entire meeting will be open to public attendance.

The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows:

Tuesday, May 10, 2011—8:30 a.m. Until 5 p.m.

The Subcommittee will review draft regulatory guides (DG), entitled, “Conducting Periodic Testing for Breakaway Oxidation Behavior,” temporarily identified by task number, DG-1261; “Testing for Postquench Ductility,” temporarily identified by task number, DG-1262; and “Establishing Analytical Limits for Zirconium Based Alloy Cladding,” temporarily identified by task number, DG-1263. The Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with the NRC staff and other interested persons regarding this matter. These DGs are being made publicly available to provide awareness to the public regarding the staff position, so they can effectively participate in the ACRS meeting. The NRC is not soliciting comments at this time, but will address any comments during the scheduled public comment period later in the year. A FR notice will be issued requesting public participation at that time. The ML numbers are: DG-1261: ML111100300, DG-1262: ML111100368, and DG-1263: ML111100391. The Subcommittee will gather information, analyze relevant issues and facts, and formulate proposed positions and actions, as appropriate, for deliberation by the Full Committee.

Members of the public desiring to provide oral statements and/or written comments should notify the Designated Federal Official (DFO), Christopher Brown (Telephone 301-415-7111 or e-mail: 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 e-mailed 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 21, 2010, (75 FR 65038-65039).

Detailed meeting agendas and meeting transcripts are available on the NRC Web site at​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 contact Ms. Jessie Delgado (Telephone 301-415-7360) to be escorted to the conference room.

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Dated: April 26, 2011.

Cayetano Santos,

Chief, Reactor Safety Branch A, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards.

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[FR Doc. 2011-10557 Filed 4-29-11; 8:45 am]