[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 20 (Tuesday, January 31, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4837-4838]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting

    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 February 9-11, 2012, 
11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

Thursday, February 9, 2012, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville 
Pike, 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.-12 p.m.: Status Update on Implementation of the Near-Term 
Task Force (NTTF) Recommendations (Open)--The Committee will hear 
presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC 
staff and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) regarding the current 
status on the implementation of the NTTF recommendations in response to 
the Fukushima event.
    1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Draft Final Regulatory Guide 1.93, ``Availability of 
Electric

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Power Sources'' (Open)--The Committee will hear presentations by and 
hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding Draft 
final Regulatory Guide 1.93, ``Availability of Electric Power 
Sources.''
    3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.: Draft Final Report on the Biennial ACRS Review 
of the NRC Safety Research Program (Open)--The Committee will discuss 
the proposed draft final report on the biennial ACRS review of the NRC 
Safety Research Program.
    4:15 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will discuss proposed ACRS reports on matters discussed during this 
meeting.

Friday, February 10, 2012, Conference Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, MD

    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.: Licensing Approach for Reviewing 
Instrumentation and Control (I&C) for the mPower and Other Advanced 
Reactors (Open)--The Committee will be hearing presentations by and 
hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the 
proposed licensing approach for reviewing I&C for the mPower and other 
advanced reactors.
    10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Future ACRS Activities/Report of the 
Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open/Closed)--The Committee will 
discuss the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee 
regarding items proposed for consideration by the Full Committee during 
future ACRS Meetings, and matters related to the conduct of ACRS 
business, including anticipated workload and member assignments. [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 ACRS, and 
information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted 
invasion of personal privacy.]
    12:15 p.m.-12:30 p.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.
    1:30 p.m.-7 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 Conference Room T2-B1, Two White Flint 
North, Rockville, Maryland

    8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)--The Committee 
will continue its discussion of proposed ACRS reports.
    1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)--The Committee will continue 
its discussion related to the conduct of Committee activities and 
specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings.
    Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings 
were published in the Federal Register on October 17, 2011 (76 FR 
64126-64127). 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 Mr. Antonio Dias, Cognizant ACRS Staff 
(Telephone: (301) 415-6805, Email: [email protected]), five 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.
    Thirty-five hard copies of each presentation or handout should be 
provided 30 minutes before the meeting. In addition, one electronic 
copy of each presentation should be emailed to the Cognizant ACRS Staff 
one day before meeting. If an electronic copy cannot be provided within 
this timeframe, presenters should provide the Cognizant ACRS Staff with 
a CD containing each presentation at least 30 minutes before the 
meeting.
    In accordance with Subsection 10(d) 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 agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are 
available through the NRC Public Document Room at [email protected], 
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/.
    Video teleconferencing 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 video teleconferencing 
link. The availability of video teleconferencing services is not 
guaranteed.

    Dated: January 25, 2012.
Annette L. Vietti-Cook,
Secretary of the Commission.
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