United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

462nd ACRS Meeting - May 5-8, 1999

Revised: April 28, 1999

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
462nd ACRS MEETING
MAY 5-8, 1999

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1999, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND



1) 1:00 - 1:15 P.M.   Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)

                      1.1) Opening statement (DAP/JTL/RPS)
                      1.2) Items of current interest (DAP/NFD/RPS)
                      1.3) Priorities for preparation of ACRS reports (DAP/JTL/RPS)



2) 1:15 - 1:45 P.M.   Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Application of Risk-Informed

                      Methods to Inservice Inspection (Open) (WJS/GA/MTM)

                      2.1) Remarks by the Cognizant ACRS Member
                      2.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of EPRI and the
                           NRC staff on the proposed application of risk-informed methods
                           to inservice inspection of piping  (ISI).



3) 1:45 - 2:45 P.M.   Proposed Final Revision to 10 CFR 50.59 (Changes, Tests and

                      Experiments) (Open) (JJB/MTM)

                      3.1) Remarks by the Cognizant ACRS Member
                      3.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC
                           staff regarding the staff's proposed final revision to 10 CFR
                           50.59.

                      Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as
                      appropriate.


   2:45 - 3:00 P.M.   ***BREAK***


4) 3:00 - 4:30 P.M.   Safety Evaluation for the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP)

                      License Renewal Application (Open) (MHF/NFD)

                      4.1) Remarks by the Cognizant ACRS Member
                      4.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff
                           and of the Calvert Cliffs licensee on the CCNPP license renewal
                           application.



5) 4:30 - 7:00 P.M.   Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open)

                      Discussion of proposed ACRS reports:

                      5.1) Proposed ACRS report on the NRC Safety Research Program
                           (REU/MME)

                      5.2) EPRI Proposed Application of Risk-Informed ISI of Piping
                           (WJS/GA/MTM)

                      5.3) Proposed final revisions to 10 CFR 50.59 (JJB/MTM)

                      5.4) Impact of High Burnup or Mixed Oxide Fuel on the Revised
                           Source Term (DAP/MME)

                      5.5) Relationship and Balance Between PRA Results and Defense-in-
                           Depth (TSK/PAB/JNS)



THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1999, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

6) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open) (DAP/RPS) 7) 8:35 - 9:15 A.M. Proposed Resolution of Generic Safety Issue (GSI) 158, "Performance of Safety Related Power-Operated Valves Under Design Bases Conditions" (Open) (MVB/AS) 7.1) Remarks by the Cognizant ACRS Member 7.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the proposed resolution of GSI 158. 8) 9:15 - 10:00 A.M. Proposed Resolution of Generic Safety Issue (GSI) 165, "Spring- Actuated Safety Relief Valve Reliability" (Open) (MVB/AS) 8.1) Remarks by the Cognizant ACRS Member 8.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the proposed resolution of GSI 165. 10:00 - 10:15 A.M. ***BREAK*** 9) 10:15 - 11:45 A.M. Fire Protection Functional Inspection Program (Open) (DAP/AS) 9.1) Remarks by the Cognizant ACRS Members 9.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the staff work on the fire protection functional inspection program. Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate. 11:45 - 12:45 P.M. ***LUNCH*** 10) 12:45 - 2:15 P.M. Westinghouse Owners Group (WOG) Proposal for Modification of Core Damage Assessment Guidelines (CDAG) and Post-Accident Sampling System (PASS) Requirements (Open/Closed) (TSK/PAB) 10.1) Remarks by the Cognizant ACRS Member 10.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and WOG to discuss the WOG proposal for modification of CDAG and PASS requirements. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed to discuss Westinghouse Electric Company proprietary information.] 11) 2:15 - 6:30 P.M. Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open) (2:45-3:00 P.M. BREAK) Discussion of proposed ACRS reports: 11.1) ACRS Report on the NRC Safety Research Program(REU/MME) 11.2) Proposed Final Revision to 10 CFR 50.59 (JJB/MTM) 11.3) Interim Report on CCNPP License Renewal Application (MHF/NFD) 11.4) Proposed Resolutions of GSI 158 and GSI 165 (DWM/AS) 11.5) EPRI Proposed Application of Risk-Informed ISI of Piping (WJS/GA/MTM) 11.6) WOG Proposal for Modification of CDAG and PASS Requirements (TSK/PAB) 11.7) Impact of High Burnup or Mixed Oxide Fuel on the Revised Source Term (DAP/MME) 11.8) Relationship and Balance Between PRA Results and Defense-in- Depth (TSK/PAB/JNS) 11.9) Fire Protection Function Inspection Program (DAP/AS)

FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1999, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND

12) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open) (DAP/RPS) 13) 8:35 - 9:30 A.M. Tutorial on Instrument Setpoints (Open) (DWM/AS) ACRS member, Dr. D. Miller, will provide a tutorial for the Committee on the issues and concerns associated with instrument setpoints for safety systems at nuclear power plants. 14) 9:30 - 9:45 A.M. Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open) (DAP, et al./SD, et al.) Discussion of the responses from the NRC Executive Director for Operations to comments and recommendations included in recent ACRS reports and letters. 15) 9:45 - 10:15 P.M. Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open/Closed) (DAP/JTL) Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee on matters related to the conduct of ACRS business, and organizational and personnel matters relating to the ACRS. [Note: A portion of this session may be closed to discuss organizational and personnel matters that relate solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of this Advisory Committee, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.] 10:15 - 10:30 A.M. ***BREAK*** 16) 10:30 - 11:00 A.M. Future ACRS Activities (Open) (DAP/JTL/RPS) Discussion of the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the full Committee during future meetings. 17) 11:00 - 7:30 P.M. Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open) (12:00-1:00 P.M.-LUNCH) Continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports: 17.1) ACRS Report on the NRC Safety Research Program (REU/MME) 17.2) Proposed Final Revision to 10 CFR 50.59 (JJB/MTM) 17.3) Interim Report on CCNPP License Renewal Application (MHF/NFD) 17.4) Proposed Resolutions of GSI 158 and GSI 165 (DWM/AS) 17.5) EPRI Proposed Application of Risk-Informed ISI (WJS/GA/MTM) 17.6) WOG Proposal for Modification of CDAG and PASS Requirements (TSK/PAB) 17.7) Impact of High Burnup or Mixed Oxide Fuel on the Revised Source Term (DAP/MME) 17.8) Relationship and Balance Between PRA Results and Defense-in- Depth (TSK/PAB/JNS) 17.9) Fire Protection Function Inspection Program (DAP/AS)

SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1999, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND 18) 8:30 - 2:00 P.M. Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open) (12:00-1:00 P.M. LUNCH) Continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports listed under Item 17. 19) 2:00 - 2:30 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open) (DAP/JTL/RPS) 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 ACRS - 35.

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