United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

125th ACNW Meeting, March 13, 2001

March 13, 2001

REVISED AGENDA
125th ACNW MEETING
MARCH 21-23, 2001

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 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 124th meeting
2.2) Issues for the 125th ACNW meeting
2.3) Topics for May 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 -GMH/ML/JTL- 9th International HLW Conference, April 29 - May 3, 2001)
  10:00 - 10:15 A.M. ***BREAK***
3) 10:15 - 10:35 A.M. DOE's Status Report on Key Technical Issue (KTI) Resolution (Open) (GMH/AS)
The Committee will receive an update by a DOE representative as to the current status of the KTI resolution.
4) 10:35 - 12:00 Noon ACNW 2001 Action Plan (Open) (BJG/RKM/RPS, et al.)
The Committee will finalize the ACNW Action Plan for CY 2001, review its self assessment for the year 2000, and other activities relevant to the conduct of Committee business.
  12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
5) 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. Partial Release of a Reactor Facility or Site for Unrestricted Use (Open) (RGW/HJL)
5.1) 1:00 - 1:30 P.M.: Presentation by the NRC staff.
5.2) 1:30 - 2:00 P.M.: Discussion between the ACNW members and staff.
6) 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. License Termination Plan Review - Lessons Learned (Open)(RGW/HJL)
6.1) 2:00 - 2:30 P.M.: Presentation by the NRC staff regarding lessons learned from the experience with the License Termination Plan.
6.2) 2:30 - 3:00 P.M.: Discussion between the ACNW members and staff.
  3:00 - 3:15 P.M. ***BREAK***
7) 3:15 - 5:00 P.M. Commission Meeting Preparation (Open) (All)L The Committee will discuss the topics scheduled for its March 22, 2001 meeting with the Commission.
8) 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
The Committee will discuss proposed reports on the following topics:
8.1) Entombment (RGW/HJL)
8.2) Partial Release of Reactor Site (RGW/HJL)
8.3) Lessons Learned - License Termination Plan (RGW/HJL)
8.4) High Level Waste Chemistry (RGW/ACC)
THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
9) 8:30 - 8:40 A.M. Opening Statement (Open) (BJG/JEL)
The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's sessions.
10) 8:40 - 10:00 A.M. Commission Meeting Preparation (Open) (ALL)
The Committee will continue to discuss topics scheduled for its meeting with the Commission on March 22, 2001.
  10:00 - 10:30 A.M. ***BREAK***
11) 10:30 - 12:00 Noon Meeting with the NRC Commissioners (Open) (BJG, et al.)L Meeting with the NRC Commissioners, Commissioners' Conference Room, One White Flint North, to discuss the following:
11.1) ACNW's Integrated Strategy to Evaluate Staff's Overall License Review Capability and Staff's Sufficiency Review of DOE's Site Recommendation Considerations Report (SRCR), and related matters.
a) Introduction to Integrated Strategy (BJG)
    b) Vertical Slice Review of SRCR and staff's Sufficiency Strategy (GMH)
      c) Evaluation of Issue Resolution of KTIs (ML)
      d) Evaluation of PA Tools - Total Performance Assessment (TPA) and Pre Closure Safety Assessment (PCSA) Codes (BJG)
      e) Alloy 22 Corrosion Studies (RGW)
  12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
12) 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. Proposed Revisions to 10 CFR Part 71, "Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Material" (Open) (ML/AS)
    12.1) 1:00 - 1:45 P.M.: Presentation by the NRC staff
    12.2) 1:45 - 2:30 P.M.: Discussion between the ACRS members and the NRC staff.
  2:30 - 2:45 P.M. ***BREAK***
13) 2:45 - 4:15 P.M. Key Technical Issues - Vertical Slice Report (Open)(BJG/LFD)
The Committee members will present a report on their assigned KTIs.
    13.1) Saturated Zone Flow (GMH/LFD)
    13.2) Container Life and Source Term (RGW/ACC)
    13.3) Thermal Effects on Flow (ML/RKM)
    Note: Total System Performance Assessment vertical slice to be discussed after Technical Exchange.
14) 4:15 - 7:00 P.M. Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed reports on the following topics:
    14.1) Proposed Revisions to 10 CFR Part 71(ML/AS)
    14.2) Entombment (RGW/HJL)
    14.3) Partial Release of Reactor Site (RGW/HJL)
    14.4) Lessons Learned - License Termination Plan (RGW/HJL)
    14.5) High Level Waste Chemistry (RGW/ACC)
    14.6) Action Plan (BJG/RKM/RPS)
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
15) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Statement (Open) (BJG/SD)
The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's sessions.
16) 8:35 - 10:00 A.M. Meeting Reports (Open) (ALL)
The Committee will hear reports from the Members and staff on meetings attended since the 124th ACNW meeting.
    16.1) Waste Management 2001 Symposium (RGW/JEL)
    16.2) NWTRB Meeting - January 2001 (LFD)
    16.3) Joint ACRS/ACNW ISA Meeting - January 19, 2001 (ML)
  10:00 - 10:15 A.M. ***BREAK***
17) 10:15 - 12:00 Noon Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed reports on the following topics:
    17.1) Proposed Revisions to 10 CFR Part 71(ML/AS)
    17.2) Entombment (RGW/HJL)
    17.3) Partial Release of Reactor Site (RGW/HJL)
    17.4) Lessons Learned - License Termination Plan (RGW/HJL)
    17.5) High Level Waste Chemistry (RGW/ACC)
    17.6) Action Plan (BJG/RKM/RPS)
   12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
18) 1:00 - 1:30 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open) (BJG/JEL)
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.
   1:30 P.M. Adjourn 125th Meeting

NOTE:

  • 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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