United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

108th ACNW Full Committee Meeting, March 19, 1999

March 19, 1999

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
108TH ACNW MEETING
MARCH 23-25, 1999




TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1999, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROOM 2B3, 11545 ROCKVILLE PIKE, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

1) 8:30 - 8:40 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open) (BJG/RKM) 1.1) Opening Statement 1.2) Items of Interest 1.3) Introduce Commissioner Dicus 2) 8:40 - 6:00 P.M. Low-Levels of Ionizing Radiation (Open) (RGW/HJL/MLT) 2.1) Opening Remarks by Commissioner Greta Joy Dicus 9:10 - 10:10 A.M. 2.2) NCRP Presentation: Dr. Arthur Upton, Chairman NCRP Scientific Committee 1-6 Draft Report: Evaluation of the Linear Nonthreshold Dose-Response Model 10:10 - 10:55 A.M. 2.3) DOE Presentation: Marvin Frazier 10:55 - 11:10 A.M. ***BREAK*** 11:10 - 11:55 A.M. 2.4) National Cancer Institute: Charles Land, Radiation Epidemiology Branch 11:55 - 12:55 P.M. ***LUNCH*** 12:55 - 1:40 P.M. 2.5) National Academy of Sciences(NAS)/Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation: Evan Douple, Director NAS Board on Radiation Effects Research 1:40 - 2:25 P.M. 2.6) University of Massachusetts: Dr. Edward J. Calabrese Development of a Data Base on the Effects of Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation and Its Application for Assessing Radiation Hormesis as a Biological Hypothesis 2:25 - 2:55 P.M. 2.7) International Commission on Radiological Protection: Charles Meinhold, Vice Chairman 3:25 - 3:40 P.M. 2.8) Health Physics Society (HPS): Keith Dinger, President HPS Policy on Expenditure of Funds for Ionizing Radiation Health Effects Studies 3:40 - 3:55 P.M. ***BREAK*** 3:55 - 6:00 P.M. 2.9) Panel Discussion to include: Alex Flint and Pete Lyons of Senator Domenici's staff Art Upton, Marvin Frazier, Evan Douple, Charles Meinhold, Keith Dinger, Jerry Puskin, Ralph Andersen, and Charles Land

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 1999, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROOM 2B3, 11545 ROCKVILLE PIKE, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

3) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by ACNW Chairman (Open) (BJG/RKM) 4) 8:35 - 12:00 NOON Low-Levels of Ionizing Radiation (Open) (RGW/HJL/MLT) 4.1) Continue panel discussion on this topic, as necessary 10:30 A.M. BREAK 4.2) Elements for an ACNW Report 12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH*** 5) 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. Clearance Rule (Open) (RGW/HJL) Frank Cardile, IMNS Review progress on the development of a Clearance Rule for materials and equipment having residual radioactive contamination. This potential rulemaking is intended to focus on levels above background for unrestricted use. 3:00 - 3:15 P.M. ***BREAK*** 6) 3:15 - 5:30 P.M. Decommissioning Standard Review Plan (Open) (RGW/HJL) Nick Orlando, NRC staff The Committee will review progress in the development of this document. The SRP will describe the NRC staff's review protocol for reviewing requests to terminate a facility license.

THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROOM, 2B3, 11545 ROCKVILLE PIKE, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

7) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by ACNW Chairman (Open) (BJG/RKM) 8) 8:35 - 9:35 A.M. Committee Activities/Future Agenda (Open) (BJG/RKM) 8.1) Finalize Agenda for 109th ACNW Meeting, May 11-13, 1999 8.2) Review topics for Out Months 8.3) Review EDO response to recent Committee letters 8.4) Recent and Planned attendance at outside meetings 9) 11:00 - 4:00 P.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open) Discuss a possible report on the following topics: 9.1) DOE's Viability Assessment 9.2) ACNW Self Assessment 12:00-1:00 LUNCH) 9.3) ACNW Report on NRC's Waste Related Research 9.4) White Paper on Repository Design 9.5) Low-Levels of Ionizing Radiation 4:00 P.M. ADJOURN - Presentation time should not exceed 50 percent of the total time allocated for a specific item. The remaining 50 percent of the time is reserved for discussion. - Number of slides/copies of the presentation materials to be provided to the ACNW - 40 - ACNW schedules are subject to change. Presentations are frequently canceled or rescheduled to another day. If such a change would result in significant inconvenience or hardship, be sure to verify the schedule with Mr. Richard Major at (301) 415-7366 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., several days prior to the meeting.
Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, July 30, 2013