United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

484th ACRS Meeting, July 11-13, 2001

June 14, 2001

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
484th ACRS MEETING
July 11-13, 2001

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 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/SD)
    1.2) Items of current interest (GEA/SD)
    1.3) Priorities for preparation of ACRS reports (GEA/JTL/SD)
2) 8:35 - 10:00 A.M. Proposed Risk-Informed Revisions to 10 CFR 50.46 and Proposed Revisions to the Framework for Risk-Informing the Technical Requirements of 10 CFR Part 50 (Open) (WJS/GBW/MTM)
    2.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    2.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding proposed risk-informed revisions to 10 CFR 50.46, "Acceptance Criteria for Emergency Core Cooling Systems for Light-Water Nuclear Power Reactors," and proposed revisions to the framework for risk-informing the technical requirements of 10 CFR Part 50.
    Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
  10:00 - 10:20 A.M. ***BREAK***
3) 10:20 - 12:00 Noon SECY-01-0100, "Policy Issues Related to Safeguards, Insurance, and Emergency Preparedness Regulations at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants Storing Fuel in Spent Fuel Pools" (Open/Closed) (TSK/MME)
    3.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    3.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding SECY-01-0100 and related matters.
    Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
    [ NOTE: A portion of this session may be closed to discuss safeguards information.]
   12:00 - 1:00 P.M. ***LUNCH***
4) 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. Need to Revise 10 CFR Part 54, "Requirements for Renewal of Operating Licenses for Nuclear Power Plants" (Open) (MVB/SD)
    4.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    4.2) Briefing by and discussion with representatives of the NRC staff and Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) regarding the need to revise 10 CFR Part 54.
   2:00 - 2:15 P.M. ***BREAK***
5) 2:15 - 3:45 P.M. Control Rod Drive Mechanism (CRDM) Cracking (Open/Closed) (FPF/JDS/MWW/PAB)
    5.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    5.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and NEI regarding the staff and industry proposals for dealing with CRDM cracking.
    [NOTE: A portion of this session may be closed to discuss proprietary information.]
6) 3:45 - 4:15 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) 4:15 - 7:00 P.M. Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
    7.1) Proposed Risk-Informed Revisions to 10 CFR 50.46 and Proposed Revisions to the Framework for Risk-Informing the Technical Requirements of 10 CFR Part 50 (WJS/GBW/MTM)
    7.2) SECY-01-0100 and Related Matters (TSK/MME)
    7.3) South Texas Project Exemption Request (JDS/GEA/MWW)
    7.4) Need to Revise 10 CFR Part 54 (MVB/SD)
    7.5) Proposals for Dealing with CRDM Cracking (FPF/JDS/MWW/PAB)
THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
8) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open) (GEA/JTL/SD)
9) 8:35 - 9:45 A.M. Draft Individual Plant Examination of External Events (IPEEE) Insights Report (Open) (GEA/AS)
    9.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    9.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the draft IPEEE Insights Report (NUREG-1742).
    Representatives of the nuclear industry will provide their views, as appropriate.
  9:45 - 10:00 A.M. ***BREAK***
10) 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. Proposed Resolution of Generic Safety Issues (GSI)-191, "Assessment of Debris Accumulation on PWR Sump Pump Performance" (Open) (GML/AS)
    10.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    10.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the status of resolution of GSI-191.
  11:00 - 11:15 A.M. ***BREAK***
11) 11:15 - 12:15 P.M. Potential Margin Reductions Associated with Power Uprates (Open)(GBW/MVB/AWC/PAB)
    11.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    11.2) Discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding ongoing or proposed staff activities related to the development of a Standard Review Plan for use in the review of power uprate applications.
  12:15 - 1:15 P.M. ***LUNCH***
12) 1:15 - 2:00 P.M. Reactor Oversight Process (Open) (JDS/GEA/MWW)
    12.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    12.2) Discussion of proposed response to the following items in the April 5, 2000 Staff Requirements Memorandum:
     
  • Review the use of performance indicators (PIs) in the Revised Reactor Oversight Process (RROP) to ensure that the PIs provide meaningful insight into aspects of plant operation that are important to safety.
  • Review the initial implementation of the significance determination processes (SDPs) and assess the technical adequacy of the SDP to contribute to the RROP.
13)

2:00 - 2:45 P.M.

Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open) (GEA/JTL/SD)
    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)

2:45 - 3:00 P.M.

Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open) (GEA, 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.
  3:00 - 3:45 P.M. ***BREAK***
15) 3:45 - 7:00 P.M. Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
    15.1) Proposed Risk-Informed Revisions to 10 CFR 50.46 and Proposed Revisions to the Framework for Risk-Informing the Technical Requirements of 10 CFR Part 50 (WJS/GBW/MTM)
    15.2) SECY-01-0100 and Related Matters (TSK/MME)
    15.3) South Texas Project Exemption Request (JDS/GEA/MWW)
    15.4) Need to Revise 10 CFR Part 54 (MVB/SD)
    15.5) Draft IPEEE Insights Report (GEA/AS)
    15.6) Proposals for Dealing with the CRDM Cracking (FPF/JDS/MWW/PAB)
    15.7) Potential Margin Reductions Associated with Power Uprates (tentative) (GBW/MVB/PAB/AWC)
FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2001, CONFERENCE ROOM 2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
16) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open) (GEA/JTL/SD)
17) 8:35 - 5:30 P.M. Proposed ACRS Reports (Open)
  (12:00-1:00 P.M. LUNCH) Continue discussion of proposed ACRS reports listed under Item 15.
18) 5:30 - 6:00 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open) (GEA/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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