United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

505th ACRS Meeting, September 10-13, 2003

August 13, 2003

SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
505th ACRS MEETING
SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2003

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2003
 

[The meeting on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 will be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1)]

 
1) 10:15 - 10:20 A.M.

Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Closed) (MVB/JTL)

     
2) 10:20 - 7:00 P.M. Safeguards and Security Matters (Closed) (MVB/TSK/RPS/RKM)
(12:30-1:30 P.M. LUNCH) 2.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
   

2.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research and the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response to discuss safeguards and security matters. Also, the Committee will discuss a proposed ACRS report on safeguards and security matters.

 
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2003, CONFERENCE ROOM T-2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
     
3) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)
    3.1) Opening Statement (MVB/JTL/SD)
    3.2) Items of current interest (MVB/SD)
     
4) 8:35 - 10:00 A.M. Final Review of the St. Lucie License Renewal Application (Open) (MVB/GML/BPJ/SD)
    4.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    4.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of NRC staff and Florida Power and Light Company regarding the St. Lucie license renewal application and the associated Final Safety Evaluation Report prepared by the staff.
   10:00 - 10:15 A.M..

***BREAK***

5) 10:15 - 11:30 A.M. Draft Final Regulatory Guide DG-1122, “Determining the Technical Adequacy of PRA Results for Risk-Informed Activities” (Open) (GEA/MRS)
   

5.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman

   

5.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of NRC staff regarding the draft final version of Regulatory Guide DG-1122.

     
    Representatives of the nuclear industry may provide their views, as appropriate.
     
   11:30 - 12:30 P.M.

***LUNCH***

6) 12:30 - 2:00 P.M. Technical Assessment and Proposed Recommendations for Resolving GSI-186, “Potential Risk and Consequences of Heavy
Load Drops in Nuclear Power Plants”
(Open) (JDS/MWW)
    6.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    6.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of NRC staff regarding the technical assessment and recommendations
proposed by the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research for resolving GSI-186.
     
    Representatives of the nuclear industry may provide their views, as appropriate.
     
   2:00 - 2:15 P.M.

***BREAK***

7) 2:15 - 3:45 P.M.

Draft Final Review Standard for Reviewing Core Power Uprate Applications (Open) (VHR/RC)

    7.1) Remarks by the Acting Subcommittee Chairman
    7.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of NRC staff regarding the draft final review standard to be used by the
staff for reviewing core power uprate applications.
     
    Representatives of the nuclear industry may provide their views, as appropriate.
     
   3:45 - 4:00 P.M.

***BREAK***

8) 4:00 - 5:15 P.M. Draft Final Revision 3 to Regulatory Guide 1.82 (DG-1107), “Water Sources for Long-Term Recirculation Cooling Following a LOCA” (Open) (GBW/RC)
    8.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    8.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding draft final revision 3 to Regulatory Guide 1.82
(DG-1107) including resolution of public comments, and related matters.
     
    Representatives of the nuclear industry may provide their views, as appropriate.
     
9) 5:15 - 6:00 P.M. Review of PIRT Process (Open) (GEA/HPN)
Briefing by Dr. Nourbakhsh, ACRS Senior Fellow, regarding his review of the phenomena identification and ranking table (PIRT)
process.
   6:00 - 6:15 P.M.

***BREAK***

10) 6:15 - 7:30 P.M. Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)
Discussion of proposed ACRS reports on:
    10.1) Final Review of the St. Lucie License Renewal Application (MVB/GML/BPJ/SD)
    10.2) Draft Final Regulatory Guide DG-1122 on PRA Quality (GEA/MRS) (Tentative)
    10.3) Proposed Recommendations for Resolving GSI-186, “Potential Risk and Consequences of Heavy Load Drops in Nuclear Power Plants” (JDS/MWW)
    10.4) Draft Final Review Standard for Reviewing Core Power Uprate Applications (VHR/RC)
    10.5) Draft Final Revision 3 to Regulatory Guide 1.82 (DG-1107), “Water Sources for Long-Term Recirculation Cooling Following a LOCA” (GBW/RC)
    10.6) Safeguards and Security Matters (Closed) (MVB/TSK/RPS/RKM)
     
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2003, CONFERENCE ROOM T-2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
     
11) 8:30 - 8:35 A.M. Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open) (MVB/JTL/SD)
     
12) 8:35 - 9:30 A.M. Draft Final Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.53, “Application of the Single Failure Criterion to Safety Systems” (Open) (WJS/MRS)
    12.1) Remarks by the Subcommittee Chairman
    12.2) Briefing by and discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the draft final revision 1 to Regulatory Guide
1.53.
     
    Representatives of the nuclear industry may provide their views, as appropriate.
     
13) 9:30 - 11:15 A.M. Preparation for Meeting with the NRC Commissioners (Open) (MVB/JTL)
(10:00-10:15 A.M. BREAK)
    The Committee will discuss proposed topics for discussion during the ACRS meeting with the NRC Commissioners which is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2003, between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.
     
14) 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. Subcommittee Report on Fire Protection Issues (Open) (SLR/MDS)
The Fire Protection Subcommittee Chairman will provide a brief report on matters discussed during the September 9, 2003 meeting.
     
15) 11:30 - 12:15 P.M. Future ACRS Activities/Report of the Planning and Procedures Subcommittee (Open) (MVB/JTL/RPS)
    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, including
anticipated workload and member assignments.
     
16) 12:15 - 12:30 P.M. Reconciliation of ACRS Comments and Recommendations (Open) (MVB, 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.
   12:30 - 1:30 P.M.

***LUNCH***

17) 1:30 - 7:30 P.M. Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)
Discussion of the proposed ACRS reports on:
    17.1) Final Review of the St. Lucie License Renewal Application (MVB/GML/BPJ/SD)
    17.2) Draft Final Regulatory Guide DG-1122 on PRA Quality (GEA/MRS) (Tentative)
    17.3) Proposed Recommendations for Resolving GSI-186, “Potential Risk and Consequences of Heavy Load Drops in Nuclear Power Plants” (JDS/MWW)
    17.4) Draft Final Review Standard for Reviewing Core Power Uprate Applications (VHR/RC)
    17.5) Draft Final Revision 3 to Regulatory Guide 1.82 (DG-1107), “Water Sources for Long-Term Recirculation Cooling Following a LOCA” (GBW/RC)
    17.6) Safeguards and Security Matters (Closed) (MVB/TSK/RPS/RKM)
    17.7) Draft Final Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.53 regarding Single Failure Criterion (WJS/MRS)
     
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2003, CONFERENCE ROOM T-2B3, TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
     
18) 8:30 - 1:00 P.M. Preparation of ACRS Reports (Open/Closed)
The Committee will continue discussion of the proposed ACRS reports listed under Item 17.
     
19) 1:00 - 1:15 P.M. Miscellaneous (Open) (MVB/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.
  • Thirty-Five (35) copies of the presentation materials should be provided to the ACRS.
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