United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

477th ACRS Meeting, November 2-4, 2000

October 17, 2000

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
477TH ACRS MEETING
NOVEMBER 2-4, 2000

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 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/HJL)
1.2) Items of current interest (DAP/NFD/HJL)
1.3) Priorities for preparation of ACRS reports (DAP/JTL/HJL)
2) 8:35 - 10:45 A.M. Revised Report of the Final Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants (TSK/MME/MWW)
2.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
2.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the revised version of the report and the staff's response to previous ACRS concerns.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
10:45 - 11:00 A.M. ***BREAK***
3) 11:00 - 12:30 P.M. Risk-Informed Regulation Implementation Plan (RIRIP) (Open)
(GA/MTM)
3.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
3.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the update to the RIRIP.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
12:30 - 1:30 P.M. ***LUNCH***
4) 1:30 - 2:30 P.M. Proposed Framework for Risk-Informed Changes to the Technical Requirements of 10 CFR Part 50 (Open) (GA/MTM)
4.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
4.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the proposed NRC framework for risk-informed changes to the technical requirements of 10 CFR Part 50 described in Attachment 1 to SECY-00-0198.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
5) 2:30 - 4:30 P.M. Differing Professional Opinion (DPO) on Steam Generator Tube Integrity (Open) (DAP/SD/US)
5.1) Report by the Chairman of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on DPO Issues regarding the outcome of the October 10-14 subcommittee meeting, proposed subcommittee recommendations, schedule for completing the review, and related matters.
5.2) Briefing by and discussions with the DPO author and representatives of the NRC staff, as needed, on additional information related to DPO issues.
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. Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
7.1) Framework for Risk-Informed Changes to 10 CFR Part 50 (GA/MTM)
7.2) Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants (TSK/MME/MWW)
7.3) Risk-Informed Regulation Implementation Plan (GA/MTM)
7.4) DPO on Steam Generator Tube Integrity (DAP/SD/US)
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 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/JTL)
9) 8:35 - 10:30 A.M. Performance-Based, Risk-Informed Fire Protection Standard for LWRs and Related Issues (Open) (JDS/DAP/AS)
9.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
9.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff, Nuclear Energy Institute, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) on the revised NFPA 805 standard, post-fire safe shutdown circuit analysis, and other related fire protection issues.
10:30 - 10:45 A.M. ***BREAK***
10) 10:45 - 12:00 Noon ABB/CE and Siemens Digital I&C Applications (Open) (REU/AS)
Report by the Subcommittee Chairman on a subcommittee meeting on this matter and his recommendation regarding further review by the full Committee.
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
11) 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. License Renewal Guidance Documents (Open) (MVB/RLS/NFD)
11.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
11.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding proposed Standard Review Plan for License Renewal, Generic Aging Lessons Learned Report, Regulatory Guide, and NEI 95-10, Industry Guidelines for Implementing the Requirements of the License Renewal Rule.
Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
3:00 - 3:15 P.M. ***BREAK***
12) 3:15 - 4:30 P.M. Research Report to the Commission (Open) (DAP/MME)
Discussion of the status of the draft ACRS report on the NRC SafetyResearch Program. Representatives of the NRC staff will provide their views, as appropriate.
13) 4:30 - 5:00 P.M. Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures
Subcommittee (Open) (DAP/JTL/HJL)
13.1) Discussion of the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the full Committee during future ACRS meetings.
13.2) 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.
14) 5:00 - 5:15 P.M. Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open)
(DAP, et al./HJL, 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) 5:15 - 6:00 P.M. Break and Preparation of Draft ACRS Reports
Cognizant ACRS members will prepare draft reports, as needed, for consideration by the full Committee.
16) 6:00 -7:30 P.M. Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
16.1) Framework for Risk-Informed Changes to 10 CFR Part 50 (GA/MTM)
16.2) Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants (TSK/MME/MWW)
16.3) Risk-Informed Regulation Implementation Plan (GA/MTM)
16.4) DPO on Steam Generator Tube Integrity (DAP/SD/US)
16.5) Performance-Based, Risk-Informed Fire Protection Standard (JDS/DAP/AS)
16.6) Research Report to the Commission (DAP/MME)
16.7) License Renewal Guidance Documents (MVB/RLS/NFD)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2000, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
17) 8:30 - 1:00 P.M. Proposed ACRS Reports (Open) - The Committee will continue its discussion and preparation of proposed ACRS reports listed under item 16.
18) 1:00 - 1:30 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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