United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

143rd ACNW Meeting, June 24-25, 2003

June 5, 2003

AGENDA
143rd ACNW MEETING
JUNE 24-25, 2003

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2003, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
1)10:30 - 10:40 A.M.Opening Statement (Open) (GMH/JTL)
The Chairman will open the meeting with brief opening remarks, outline the topics to be discussed, and indicate items of interest.
2)10:40 - 12:00 NoonDOE Strategy for Resolving Key Technical Issue (KTI) Agreements (Open) (BJG/MPL)
The Committee will be briefed by DOE representatives on their approach to grouping and resolving all KTI Agreements for the Yucca Mountain Project, including status and path forward.
 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
***LUNCH***
3) 1:00 - 2:30 P.M.Use of Risk Information as Basis for DOE/NRC Agreement Closure (Open) (BJG/RKM)
The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) and DOE representatives on the use of risk information as the basis for closure of technical agreements for the Yucca Mountain Project
 2:30 - 2:45 P.M.
***BREAK***
4) 2:45 - 4:15 P.M.

NRC Staff Report on the Risk Significance Ranking of the 293 KTI Agreements (Open) (BJG/NMC)
The Committee will hear an update by the NRC/NMSS staff on how the 293 KTI agreements were ranked into high, medium, and low risk significance.

5)4:15 - 6:00 P.M.

Preparation of ACNW Report (Open)
The Committee will discuss a proposed report on the following topic:

  5.1)

Status of KTI Agreement Resolution for the Proposed
Yucca Mountain High Level Waste Repository
(BJG/NMC) (Tentative)

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2003, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
6)8:30 - 8:35 A.M.Opening Statement (Open) (GMH/RKM)
The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today's sessions.
 7)8:35 - 10:30 A.M.Spent Fuel Characterization Project (Open) (ML/RKM)
The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES) on a project involving spent fuel loaded in 1985 in a dry cask and opened and inspected in 1999.
 10:30 - 10:45 A.M.
***BREAK***
 8)10:45 - 11:45 A.M.Update on Waste Management Related Research (Open) (MTR/RPS)
The Committee will receive an update from the NRC/RES staff on the status of the radionuclide transport research as well as other waste-related research activities.
 11:45 - 1:00 P.M.
***LUNCH***
9)1:00 - 1:30 P.M.Plans for Performance Confirmation Working Group (Open) (MTR/NMC)
The Committee will discuss the final agenda, and plans for the Performance Confirmation Working Group scheduled for the next (144th) meeting.
10)1:30 - 2:00 P.M.

2003-04 ACNW Research Report (Open) (MTR/RPS)
An outline and potential plan for the next ACNW Research Report will be discussed.

11)2:00 - 2:15 P.M.Election of Officers (Open) (GMH/JTL)
Members will nominate and elect members to the positions of Chairman and Vice Chairman for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
 2:15 - 2:30 P.M.
***BREAK***
12)2:30 - 5:45 P.M.
(BREAK as needed)
Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)
The Committee will continue its discussion of proposed reports:
  12.1)

Status of KTI Agreement Resolution for the Proposed High Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain
(BJG/NMC) (Tentative)

  12.2)Spent Fuel Characterization Project (ML/RKM)
(Tentative)
13)5:45 - 6:00 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.
 6:00 P.M.Adjourn 143rd 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.
  • Thirty-Five (35) copies of the presentation materials should be provided to the ACNW.
  • ACNW meeting schedules are subject to change. Presentations may be 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. prior to the meeting.
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