United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

118th ACNW MEETING, March 27-29, 2000

This is a preliminary draft: 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.

DRAFT: March 3, 2000

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
118TH ACNW MEETING
MARCH 27-29, 2000

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
1.) 8:30 - 8:40 A.M. Opening Statement (Open) (BJG/RKM)
The Chairman will open the meeting with brief opening remarks, outline the topics to be discussed, and indicate several items of interest.
2.) 8:40 - 10:30 A.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
The Committee will discuss planned reports on the following topics:
2.1)  10CFR Part 63, NRC's High-Level Waste Regulation (BJG/LGD)
2.2) Defense In-Depth (GMH/JDR)
2.3) ACNW Action Plan (BJG/RKM)
2.4) ACNW Self-Assessment (BJG/RPS)
2.5) Comments on Site Sufficiency Strategy (tentative) (GMH/LGD)
10:30 - 10:45 A.M. ***BREAK***
   
3.) 10:45 - 12:15 P.M. ACNW Planning and Procedures (Open) (BJG/RKM)
3.1) Discuss plans for visit to U.K. and France (May 15-20, 2000)
3.2) Issues before the Committee in June and July
3.3) Use of Consultants
3.4) Working Group meetings planned
12:15 - 1:30 P.M. ***LUNCH***
   
4.) 1:30 - 3:30 P.M. Activities of NRC's Spent Fuel Program Office (SFPO) (Open) (ML/RKM)
4.1) Introduction
4.2) Overview of SFPO activities and initiatives underway
4.3) Transportation of Radioactive Material (Modal Study status)
4.4) Discussion with Representatives of the Department of Transportation on issues associated with transportation of radioactive material.
  3:30 - 3:45 P.M. ***BREAK***
5.) 3:45 - 5:00 P.M. Continue Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
Continue preparation of ACNW reports noted in item 2.
5:00 P.M. RECESS
   
TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
6.) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Statement by Chairman (Open)
7.) 8:35 - 10:00 A.M. NRC Strategy for Site Sufficiency (Open) (GMH/LGD)
7.1) Review the NRC staffs plans for the development of a strategy to produce site characterization sufficiency comments on the DOE's Site Recommendation for Yucca Mountain
7.2) Discuss elements of a possible ACNW report on this topic.
10:00 - 10:15 A.M. ***BREAK***
   
8.) 10:15 - 12:00 NOON DOE-NRC Technical Exchange (Open) (RGW/JDR)
8.1) The NRC staff will present a summary of a March 14-15, 2000, DOE-NRC technical exchange on the path forward for resolution of Yucca Mountain key technical issues and sub-issues
8.2) Discuss elements of a possible ACNW report on this topic.
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
   
9.) 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. Yucca Mountain Review Plan (Open) (RGW/JDR)
The NRC staff will present a periodic briefing on the development of the YMRP. Emphasis will be on the post closure sections of the plan.
10.) 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. Radionuclide Content by Slag (Open) (RGW/JDR)
Review a project by Research on the radioactive content of slag, which is produced as a by product of the manufacture of metals.
11.) 3:15 - 5:00 P.M. Continue Preparation of ACNW Report (Open)
Continue preparation of ACNW reports noted in item 2.
  5:00 P.M. RECESS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
12.) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by ACNW Chairman
13.) 8:35 - 9:30 A.M. Meeting with the Director of the Division of Waste Management, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (Open) ( BJG/RKM)
The Committee will meet with the Director to discuss items of mutual interest.
14.) 9:30 - 2:00 P.M. Complete ACNW Reports (Open)
Complete preparation of ACNW reports noted in item 2.
2:00 P.M. ADJOURN
   

NOTE:

  • 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 copies of the presentation materials to be provided to the ACNW - 35.
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