United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

120TH ACNW MEETING JULY 25-27, 2000

JUNE 27, 2000

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
120TH ACNW MEETING
JULY 25-27, 2000

TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM T2B3, 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. ACNW Planning and Procedures (Open) (BJG/RKM
The Committee will review items under consideration at this meeting and:
2.1) Review issues that will be brought before the Committee during the September and October 2000 meetings
2.2) Discuss Working Group meetings and use of Consultants
2.3) Meetings with the NRC staff on YMRP and YMRP Task Action Plan
2.4) Update Site Suitability and License Application Action Plan
  
  10:30-10:45 A.M. ***BREAK***
  
3) 10:45 - 12:15 P.M. Revised High-Level Guidance for Performance-Based Activities (Open) (BJG/RKM)
3.1) Remarks by lead member
3.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding a draft Commission Paper associated with performance-based regulatory initiatives and related matters.
  
  12:15 - 1:15 P.M. ***LUNCH***
  
4) 1:15 - 5:30 P.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
The Committee will discuss planned reports on the following topics:
4.1) Risk-Informed Approaches to Nuclear Materials Regulatory Application
4.2) Comments on the LLW NUREG on Performance Assessment
4.3) Highlights of the visit to the U.K. and France
4.4) Comments on EDO response to ACNW 2000 Action Plan
  
  5:30 P.M. ***RECESS***
  
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM T2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
5) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Statement by Chairman (Open)
  
6) 8:35 - 10:30 A.M. DOE's Performance Confirmation Program for the Proposed Repository at Yucca Mountain, NV (Open) (ML/RPS-JTL)
6.1) Introduction by lead ACNW Member
6.2) DOE presentation of Performance Confirmation Program
  
  10:30 - 10:45 A.M. ***BREAK***
  
7) 10:45 - 12:15 P.M. Summary of the NRC Staff's Yucca Mountain Key Technical Issues Resolution Strategy (Open) (GMH/LGD)
The NRC staff will present an update on their KTI resolution strategy, results of recent interaction with DOE, and significant unresolved issues.
  
  12:15 - 1:15 P.M. ***LUNCH***
  
8) 1:15 - 2:45 P.M. Hydrology Research (Open) (GMH/ACC)
The ACNW will review a project by NRC's Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research on hydrogeologic model development and parameter uncertainty.
  
  2:45 - 3:00 P.M. ***BREAK***
  
9) 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Meeting with the Deputy Director of the Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards (Open) (BJG/RKM)
The Committee will meet with the Deputy Director to discuss items of mutual interest.
  
10) 4:00 - 5:30 P.M. Continue Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
Complete preparation of ACNW reports noted under item 4.
  
  5:30 P.M. ***RECESS***
  
THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM T2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
11) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Statement by Chairman (Open)
  
12) 8:35 - 10:30 A.M. Status of the NRC's Decommissioning Program (Open) (RGW/HJL)
The Committee will hear an overview from the NRC staff on decommissioning activities, including the decommissioning of Site Decommissioning Management Plan sites, other complex sites, and commercial reactor decommissioning.
  
  10:30 - 10:45 A.M. ***BREAK***
  
13) 10:45 - 12:00 NOON Prepare for the next public meeting with the Commission (Open) (BJG/HJL)
The ACNW will begin to prepare for the next public meeting with the Commission, currently scheduled for October 17, 2000. Possible topic include:
13.1) YMRP and Part 63 (BJG)
13.2) European Visit (ML)
13.3) Risk-Informed Regulation in NMSS (RGW)
13.4) Site Sufficiency Review (GMH)
  
  12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
  
14) 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. Complete ACNW Reports (Open)
Complete preparation of ACNW reports noted in item 4.
  
15) 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open)
Discussion of matters related to the conduct of Committee activities and matters and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit.

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.
  • ACNW meeting 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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