[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 243 (Thursday, December 18, 2014)]
[Page 75595]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-29194]



Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Renewal

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Charter of the Advisory Committee on 
Reactor Safeguards (ACRS).


SUMMARY: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has determined that renewal 
of the charter for the ACRS until December 4, 2016, is in the public 
interest in connection with the statutory responsibilities assigned to 
the ACRS. This action is being taken in accordance with the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew L. Bates, Office of the 
Secretary, NRC, Washington, DC 20555; by telephone: (301) 415-1963, or 
email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards 
was established by Section 29 of the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) of 1954, 
as amended. Its purpose is to provide advice to the Commission with 
regard to the hazards of proposed or existing reactor facilities, to 
review each application for a construction permit or operating license 
for certain facilities specified in the AEA, and such other duties as 
the Commission may request. The AEA as amended by PL 100-456 also 
specifies that the Defense Nuclear Safety Board may obtain the advice 
and recommendations of the ACRS.
    Membership on the Committee includes individuals experienced in 
reactor operations, management; probabilistic risk assessment; analysis 
of reactor accident phenomena; design of nuclear power plant 
structures, systems and components; materials science; and mechanical, 
civil, and electrical engineering.

    Dated: December 8, 2014.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-29194 Filed 12-17-14; 8:45 a.m.]