United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

124th ACNW Meeting, January 12, 2001

January 12, 2001

REVISED AGENDA
124th ACNW MEETING
JANUARY 16-18, 2001

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
1) 8:30 - 8:40 A.M. Opening Statement (Open) (BJG/JTL)
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 - 10:00 A.M. ACNW Planning and Procedures (Open) (BJG/ALL)

The Committee will discuss the items noted below.

    2.1) Commitments from the ACNW 123rd meeting
    2.2) Issues for the 124th ACNW meeting
    2.3) Topics for March 2001 and beyond
    2.4) EDO responses to Committee reports
    2.5) EDO's list of future meeting topics
    2.6) ACNW Calendar for 2001
    2.7) Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Systems, Management and Operating Contractor meeting topics
    2.8) Recent and planned attendance at outside meetings (including potential attendance at Waste Manage-ment 2001 and 9th International HLW Conference)
  10:00 - 10:15 A.M. ***BREAK***
3) 10:15 - 12:00 Noon Progress on ACNW's Sufficiency Review Application
Task Action Plan (TAP) (Open) (BJG/LFD)
    The Committee will discuss the ACNW's TAP, its approach to conducting a sufficiency review and its progress on proposed vertical slices.
  12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
4) 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. Entombment Option for Decommissioning Power Reactors
(Open) (RGW/HJL)
    The Committee will discuss with cognizant NMSS staff selected issues related to this topic.
5) 2:00 - 7:00 P.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
    The Committee will discuss proposed reports on the following topics:
    5.1) Entombment (RGW/HJL)
    5.2) Key Technical Issue Resolution (GMH/AS)
    5.3) Staff's Progress on Total Performance Assessment (BJG/ACC/HJL)
    5.4) Annual Research Report to Commission (GMH/ACC)
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
6) 8:30 - 8:40 A.M. Opening Statement (Open) (BJG/SD)
    The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's sessions
7) 8:40 - 9:40 A.M. Institutional Control Status (Open) (RGW/HJL)
    The Committee will hear a presentation by the NRC staff on the status of considerations regarding long-term custodial responsibilities for sites whose license is terminated under restricted release conditions.
8) 9:40 - 10:50 A.M. National Research Council Report, "Long-Term Institutional Management of U.S. Department Of Energy Legacy Waste Sites" (Open) (RGW/HJL)
    Dr. Thomas S. Leschine, Chairman of The Academy group that authored the report, will discuss principal findings in that report.
  10:50 - 11:00 A.M. ***BREAK***
9) 11:00 - 7:30 P.M. ACNW 2001 Action Plan (Open) (BJG/RKM/RPS)
    The Committee will discuss the ACNW Action Plan for CY 2001 and other activities relevant to the conduct of Committee business:
    9.1) 11:00 - 11:30 A.M. : Introduction - Review scope, objectives, and the status of ACNW action on commitments from the CY 2000 ACNW self assessment (BJG/JTL/RPS)
    9.2) 11:30 - 12:30 P.M.: Stakeholders Views on Potential ACNW CY 2001 - 2002 Initiatives (BJG, et al.)
      a) Discussions with Dr. J. Ahearne, National Research Council (BJG/RKM/RPS)
  12:30 - 1:30 P.M. ***LUNCH***
      b) 1:30 - 2:30 P.M.: Discussions with the Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (BJG/ACC/RPS)
    9.3) 2:30 - 3:00 P.M.: Summary of Stakeholders Comments (BJG/JTL/RPS)
      The feedback obtained from the CY 2000 survey of ACNW stakeholders will be discussed.
  3:00 - 3:15 P.M. ***BREAK***
    9.4) 3:15 - 6:00 P.M.: Discussion of ACNW CY 2000 Effectiveness and Lessons-Learned (BJG/JTL/RPS)
      The Committee will discuss the ACNW reports issued in CY 2000 and the ACNW members views on ACNW effectiveness.
      a) Discussion of the ACNW Summary Matrix of CY 2000 Letters and Outcomes (BJG/JEL, et al.)
  5:15 - 5:30 P.M. ***BREAK***
      b) Discussion of ACNW members views on lessons-learned (BJG, et al.)
    9.5) 6:00 - 7:30 P.M.: Development of a Revised ACNW Action Plan (BJG/RKM/RPS)
      The Committee will discuss the CY 2001 ACNW Action Plan.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
10) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Statement (Open) (BJG/SD)
The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's sessions.
11) 8:35 - 11:30 A.M. Preparation for Meeting with the NRC Commissioners (Open) (ALL)
    The next meeting with the Commissioners is scheduled to be held in the Commission Conference Room in One White Flint North on March 22, 2001. The Committee will review its proposed presentations.
  11:30 - 12:30 P.M. ***LUNCH***
12) 12:30 - 5:00 P.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
    The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed reports on the following topics:
    12.1) Entombment (RGW/HJL)
    12.2) Key Technical Issue Resolution (GMH/AS)
    12.3) Staff's Progress on Total Performance Assessment (BJG/ACC/HJL)
    12.4) Annual Research Report to Commission (GMH/ACC)
    12.5) Institutional Control Status (RGW/HJL)
    12.6) 2001 Action Plan (GMH/RPS/RKM)
13) 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open)
    The Committee will discuss 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.
  5:30 P.M. Adjourn 124th Meeting

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. Howard Larson at 301-415-6805 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., several days prior to the meeting.
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