United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

473rd ACRS Meeting, June 7-9, 2000

Revised: May 26, 2000

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
473rd ACRS MEETING
JUNE 7-9, 2000

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
1)   8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)
1.1) Opening statement (DAP/JTL/SD)
1.2) Items of current interest (DAP/NFD/SD)
1.3) Priorities for preparation of ACRS reports (DAP/JTL/SD)
2) 8:35 - 10:00 A.M. Proposed Resolution of Generic Safety Issue-173A, "Spent Fuel Storage Pool for Operating Facilities" (Open) (TSK/MME)
2.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
2.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the proposed resolution of Generic Safety Issue-173A.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
10:00 - 10:15 A.M. ***BREAK***
3) 10:15 - 11:45 A.M. Regulatory Effectiveness of the Station Blackout Rule (Open) (MVB/NFD/AS)
3.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
3.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the results of the review performed by the staff to determine the regulatory effectiveness of the Station Blackout Rule.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
11:45 - 12:45 P.M. ***LUNCH***
4) 12:45 - 2:15 P.M. Proposed Final Standard Review Plan Section and Regulatory Guide Associated with the Revised Source Term Rule (Open) (TSK/PAB/MWW)
4.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
4.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the proposed final Standard Review Plan Section and Regulatory Guide associated with the application of the revised source term for operating nuclear power plants.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
2:15 - 2:30 P.M. ***BREAK***
5) 2:30 - 4:30 P.M. Assessment of the Quality of Probabilistic Risk Assessments (PRAs) (Open) (GA/MTM)
5.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
5.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the staff's proposal to address PRA quality until the industrial standards have been completed, including the potential role of industry PRA certification process.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
6) 4:30 - 5:30 P.M. Break and Preparation of Draft ACRS Reports (Open)
    Cognizant ACRS members will prepare draft reports, as needed, for consideration by the full Committee.
7) 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. Discussion of Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
7.1) Proposed Resolution of Generic Safety Issue-173A, "Spent Fuel Storage Pool for Operating Facilities" (TSK/MME)
7.2) Proposed Final Standard Review Plan Section and Regulatory Guide Associated with the Revised Source Term Rule (TSK/PAB/MWW)
7.3) Regulatory Effectiveness of the Station Blackout Rule (tentative) (MVB/NFD)
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
8) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open) (DAP/SD)
9) 8:35 - 10:00 A.M. Performance-Based Regulatory Initiatives (Open) (JDS/MTM)
9.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
9.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding a draft Commission Paper associated with performance-based regulatory initiatives and related matters.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
10:00 - 10:15 A.M. ***BREAK***
10) 10:15 - 11:30 A.M. Use of Industry Initiatives in the Regulatory Process (Open) (JJB/NFD)
10.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
10.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding use of industry initiatives in the regulatory process.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
11) 11:30 - 12:00 Noon Safety Culture at Operating Nuclear Power Plants (Open) (GA/NFD/JS)
11.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
11.2) Briefing by and discussions with Mr. Sorensen, ACRS Senior Fellow, regarding the safety culture at operating nuclear power plants.
Representatives of the NRC staff will provide their views, as appropriate.
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
12) 1:00 - 1:30 P.M. Visit to Davis Besse Nuclear Power Plant and Meeting with NRC Region III Personnel (Open) (JJB/AS)
12.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
12.2) Briefing by and discussion with Mr. Singh, ACRS Senior Staff Engineer, regarding the proposed schedule for touring the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Plant, specific plant areas to be visited, proposed topics for discussion with representatives of the licensee, and the NRC Region III Office.
13) 1:30 - 2:00 P.M. Proposed Plan and Assignments for Reviewing License Renewal Guidance Documents (Open) (MVB/NFD)
    Discussion of the proposed plan and member assignments for reviewing the license renewal guidance documents (Standard Review Plan, Regulatory Guide, and Generic Aging Lessons Learned II Report).
14) 2:00 - 2:15 P.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) 2:15 - 3:00 P.M. Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open) (DAP/JTL/SD)
15.1) Discussion of the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the full Committee during future ACRS Meetings.
15.2) 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.
16) 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Break and Preparation of Draft ACRS Reports (Open)
    Cognizant ACRS members will prepare draft reports, as needed, for consideration by the full Committee.
17) 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. Discussion of Proposed ACRS Reports
  Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
17.1) Assessment of PRA Quality (GA/MTM)
17.2) Proposed Resolution of Generic Safety Issue-173A, "Spent Fuel Storage Pool for Operating Facilities" (TSK/MME)
17.3) Regulatory Effectiveness of the Station Blackout Rule
  (tentative) (MVB/NFD)
17.4) Proposed Final Standard Review Plan Section and Regulatory Guide Associated with the Revised Source Term Rule (TSK/PAB/MWW)
17.5) Performance-Based Regulatory Initiatives (tentative) (JDS/MTM)
17.6) Use of Industry Initiatives in the Regulatory Process (JJB/NFD)
17.7) Safety Culture at Nuclear Power Plants (tentative) (GA/NFD/JS)
 
FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
18) 8:30 - 2:30 P.M. Discussion of Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
    Continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports listed under Item 17.
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
19) 2:30 - 3:00 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open) (DAP/JTL)
    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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