[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 203 (Thursday, October 22, 2009)]
[Page 54597]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-25423]



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 November 17-18, 2009, Room T2-
B3, 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 Nuclear Americas, LLC (GEH) 
and its contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).
    The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows:

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
    The Subcommittee will review the resolution of containment issues 
and ventilation and dose issues associated with the ESBWR design 
certification. 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 (DFO), 
Christopher L. Brown (Telephone: 301-415-7111, E-mail: 
[email protected]) 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 30 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 14, 2009 (74 FR 52829-52830).
    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 major inconvenience.

    Dated: October 15, 2009.
Cayetano Santos,
Chief, Reactor Safety Branch A, Advisory Committee on Reactor 
[FR Doc. E9-25423 Filed 10-21-09; 8:45 am]