United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

109th ACNW Full Committee Meeting, April 27, 1999

April 27, 1999

MAY 11-13, 1999

Tuesday, May 11, 1999, Two White Flint North, Room 2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland

1) 8:30 - 12:30 P.M. Joint ACRS/ACNW Working Group on Risk-Informed Regulation (Open) (Apostalakis/Kress/Garrick/Hornberger-Sorensen- Campbell) The joint working group will discuss a framework for risk-informed regulation in NRC's Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards 12:30 - 1:30 P.M. ***LUNCH*** 2) 1:30 - 3:30 P.M. ACNW Planning Procedures (Open) (BJG/RKM) 2.1) Preview issues for 109th ACNW meeting 2.2) Finalize agenda for 110th ACNW meeting, June 28-30, 1999 in San Antonio, Tx 2.3) Review EDO responses to Committee letters 2.4) Recent and planned attendance at outside meetings 3:30 - 3:45 P.M. ***BREAK*** 3) 3:45 - 5:30 P.M. Yucca Mountain Review Plan (Open) (GMH/HJL) The NRC staff will describe the strategy for converting the Issue Resolution Status Reports for the proposed high-level repository at Yucca Mountain into a review plan for the repository license application - (Christiana Lui) 5:30 P.M. RECESS

Wednesday, May 12, 1999, Two White Flint North, Room 2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland

4) 8:30 - 12:30 P.M. Risk Communication (Open) (BJG/LGD) The ACNW will discuss recent experience and plans for improving risk communication and public outreach with representatives of the: a) The Environmental Protection Agency b) The NRC staff c) The Nuclear Energy Institute 12:30 - 1:30 P.M. ***LUNCH*** 5) 1:30 - 3:00 P.M. Meeting with NRC's Executive Director for Operations, (EDO) Dr. William D. Travers, and NRC's Deputy Executive Director for Regulatory Programs, (DEDR) Mr. Frank J. Miraglia, (Open) (BJG/RKM) The Committee will meet with the EDO and DEDR to discuss items of mutual interest. 6) 3:00 - 5:30 P.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open) Discuss a possible report on the following topics: 6.1) Low-Levels of Ionizing Radiation (GMH/HJL-MLT) 6.2) White Paper on Repository Design (CF/LGD) 6.3) Waste Related Research and Technical Assistance (GMH/HJL) 5:30 P.M. RECESS

Thursday, May 13, 1999, Two White Flint North, Room 2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland

7) 8:30 - 4:00 P.M. Continue preparation of ACNW reports noted in item 6 (Open) 4:00 P.M. ADJOURN NOTE: o 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. o Number of copies of the presentation materials to be provided to the ACNW - 35. o 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.
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