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672nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)

  • Mar 30, 2020 9:48 am GMT
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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 meetings on April 8-11, 2020. As part of the coordinated government response to combat COVID-19, the Committee will conduct virtual meetings. The public will be able to participate any open sessions via 1-866-822-3032, pass code 8272423#.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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.-12:00 p.m.: Surry Power Station Subsequent License Renewal (Open)--The Committee will have briefing and discussion with representatives of NRC staff and Virginia Electric and Power Company regarding the safety evaluation associated with the above license renewal application.

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: NuScale: Chapter 15, Boron Dilution, Return to Criticality, Probabilistic Risk Analysis (PRA), and Hydrogen & Oxygen Monitoring (Open/Closed)--The Committee will have briefing and discussion with representatives of NRC staff and NuScale regarding the above topics. [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)].

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [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, April 9, 2020

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: Kairos Advanced Reactor Design--Scaling Methodology and Reactor Coolant Topical Reports (Open/Closed)--The Committee will have briefing and discussion with representatives of NRC staff and Kairos Power regarding the subject topical reports. [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)].

10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [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)].

2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [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)].

Friday, April 10, 2020

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee and Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open/Closed)--The Committee will hear discussion of the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the Full Committee during future ACRS meetings. [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 the ACRS, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.] [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)].

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [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)].

1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [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)].

Saturday, April 11, 2020

8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)--The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports. [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)].

Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on June 13, 2019 (84 FR 27662). 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 and the Designated Federal Official (DFO) (Telephone: 301-415-5844, Email: Quynh.Nguyen@nrc.gov), 5 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.

An electronic copy of each presentation should be emailed to the Cognizant ACRS Staff at least one day before meeting.

In accordance with Subsection 10(d) of 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 agendas, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are available through the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) at pdr.resource@nrc.gov, or by calling the PDR at 1-800-397-4209, or from the Publicly Available Records System component of NRC's document system (ADAMS) which is accessible from the NRC website 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 Thomas Dashiell, ACRS Audio Visual Technician (301-415-7907), between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. (Eastern Time), 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.

This notice is late due to the COVID-19 outbreak and current health precautions which required the Committee to prepare for the meeting to be held remotely.

Dated: March 25, 2020.

Russell E. Chazell,

Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer, Office of the Secretary.

Citation: "85 FR 17606"

Federal Register Page Number: "17606"

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