United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

482nd ACRS Meeting, May 10-11, 2001

May 2, 2001

REVISED
SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
482nd ACRS MEETING
MAY 10-11, 2001

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2001, 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 (GEA/JTL/HJL)
1.2) Items of current interest (GEA/HJL)
1.3) Priorities for preparation of ACRS reports (GEA/JTL/SD)
2) 8:35 - 10:20 A.M. Final Review of the License Renewal Application for Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO), Unit 1 (Open) (MVB/GML/SD/RBE)
2.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
2.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and Entergy Operations, Inc. regarding the license renewal application and for ANO, Unit 1 and the associated staff's Safety Evaluation Report.
10:20 - 10:30 A.M. ***BREAK***
3) 10:30 - 12:30 P.M. Members Attendance at the Commission Meeting on the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research Programs and Performance (Open)
3.1) Drs. Powers and Wallis are scheduled to participate in this meeting which will be held in the Commissioners' Conference Room at One White Flint North. Other members will be attending this meeting as observers.
12:30 - 1:30 P.M. ***LUNCH***
4) 1:30 - 3:00 P.M. Risk-Based Performance Indicators (Open) (GEA/MTM)
4.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
4.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the staff's draft document entitled, "Risk-Based Performance Indicators: Results of Phase 1 Development," and related matters.
3:00 - 3:15 P.M. ***BREAK***
5) 3:15 - 4:15 P.M. Discussion of South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) Exemption Request (Open) (JDS/GEA/MWW)
5.1) The Committee will discuss the South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company Exemption Request.
6) 4:15 - 7:00 P.M. Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
6.1) License Renewal Application for ANO, Unit 1
(MVB/GML/SD/RBE)
6.2) Management Directive 6.4 Associated with the Revised
Generic Safety Issue Process (TSK/AS)
6.3) Risk-Based Performance Indicators (GEA/MTM)
FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
7) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open) (GEA/JTL/HJL)
8) 8:35 - 10:00 A.M. Discussion of Topics for Meeting with the NRC Commissioners
(Open) (GEA, et al./JTL, et al.)
8.1) The Committee will discuss topics scheduled for its meeting with the
NRC Commissioners.
10:00 - 10:30 A.M. ***BREAK***
9) 10:30 - 12:30 P.M. Meeting with the NRC Commissioners (Open) (GEA, et al./JTL, et al.)
Meeting with the NRC Commissioners, Commissioners' Conference
Room, One White Flint North, to discuss the following:
9.1) Proposed Framework for Risk-Informed changes to 10 CFR Part 50 (WJS/MTM)
9.2) South Texas Project Exemption Request (JDS/MWW)
9.3) Issues Associated with Thermal-Hydraulic Codes (GBW/PAB)
9.4) Status Report on Steam Generator Tube Integrity Issues (DAP/SD/MTM)
9.5) Status of ACRS Activities Associated with License Renewal (MVB/RBE)
12:30 - 1:30 P.M. ***LUNCH***
10) 1:30 - 2:30 P.M. Discussion of General Design Criteria (Open) (GEA/JNS)
10.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
10.2) Briefing by and discussions with Mr. Sorensen, ACRS Senior Fellow, regarding his views on risk-informing the General Design Criteria that are included in Appendix A to 10 CFR Part 50.
11) 2:30 - 3:15 P.M. Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open) (GEA/JEL)
11.1) Discussion of the recommendations of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee regarding items proposed for consideration by the full Committee during future ACRS meetings.
11.2) 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.
3:15 - 3:30 P.M. ***BREAK***
12) 3:30 - 3:45 P.M. Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open) (GEA, et al./SD, et al.)
12.1) Discussion of the responses from the NRC Executive Director for
12.2) Operations to comments and recommendations included in recent ACRS reports and letters.
13) 3:45 - 4:00 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open) (GEA/JEL)
13.1) 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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