[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 22, 2008)]
[Page 42630]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-16728]



Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the 
ACRS Subcommittee on ESBWR; Notice of Meeting

    The ACRS Subcommittee on the Economic Simplified Boiling Water 
Reactor (ESBWR) will hold a meeting on August 21-22, 2008, Room T-2B3, 
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 
proprietary to General Electric-Hitachi (GEH) Nuclear Energy and its 
contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).
    The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows:
    Thursday, August 21, 2008--8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Friday, August 22, 2008--8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    The Subcommittee will review the probabilistic risk analysis 
supporting the Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items associated with 
the ESBWR Design Certification Application. The Subcommittee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff, GEH, and other interested persons regarding this matter. 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, Dr. 
Harold J. Vandermolen (telephone: 301-415-6236), five days prior to the 
meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. 
Electronic recordings will be permitted. Detailed procedures for the 
conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the 
Federal Register on September 26, 2007 (72 FR 54695).
    Further information regarding this meeting can be obtained by 
contacting the Designated Federal Official between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
(ET). Persons planning to attend this meeting are urged to contact the 
above named individual at least two working days prior to the meeting 
to be advised of any potential changes to the agenda.

    Dated: July 14, 2008.
Cayetano Santos,
Chief, Reactor Safety Branch A, Advisory Committee on Reactor 
[FR Doc. E8-16728 Filed 7-21-08; 8:45 am]