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following general requirements: (1) The take place before the issuance of any telephone at 1–800–397–4209, or 301–
name, address and telephone number of amendment. 415–4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov.
the requestor or petitioner; (2) the Nontimely requests and/or petitions Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 22nd
nature of the requestor’s/petitioner’s and contentions will not be entertained day of December 2006.
right under the Act to be made a party absent a determination by the For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
to the proceeding; (3) the nature and Commission or the presiding officer of Mohan C. Thadani,
extent of the requestor’s/petitioner’s the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing
property, financial, or other interest in that the petition, request and/or the Branch IV, Division of Operating Reactor
the proceeding; and (4) the possible contentions should be granted based on Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor
effect of any decision or order which a balancing of the factors specified in 10 Regulation.
may be entered in the proceeding on the CFR 2.309(c)(1)(i)–(viii). [FR Doc. E6–22390 Filed 12–28–06; 8:45 am]
requestor’s/petitioner’s interest. The A request for a hearing or a petition BILLING CODE 7590–01–P
petition must also identify the specific for leave to intervene must be filed by:
contentions which the petitioner/ (1) First class mail addressed to the
requestor seeks to have litigated at the Office of the Secretary of the NUCLEAR REGULATORY
proceeding. Commission, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory COMMISSION
Each contention must consist of a Commission, Washington, DC 20555–
specific statement of the issue of law or 0001, Attention: Rulemaking and Advisory Committee on Reactor
fact to be raised or controverted. In Adjudications Staff; (2) courier, express Safeguards; Meeting Notice
addition, the petitioner/requestor shall mail, and expedited delivery services:
provide a brief explanation of the bases In accordance with the purposes of
Office of the Secretary, Sixteenth Floor, Sections 29 and 182b. of the Atomic
for the contention and a concise One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville
statement of the alleged facts or expert Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 2039, 2232b), the
Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852, Advisory Committee on Reactor
opinion which support the contention Attention: Rulemaking and
and on which the petitioner intends to Safeguards (ACRS) will hold a meeting
Adjudications Staff; (3) E-mail on February 1–3, 2007, 11545 Rockville
rely in proving the contention at the
addressed to the Office of the Secretary, Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of
hearing. The petitioner/requestor must
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, this meeting was previously published
also provide references to those specific
HEARINGDOCKET@NRC.GOV; or (4) in the Federal Register on Wednesday,
sources and documents of which the
facsimile transmission addressed to the November 15, 2006 (71 FR 66561).
petitioner/requestor is aware and on
Office of the Secretary, U.S. Nuclear
which the petitioner/requestor intends Thursday, February 1, 2007,
Regulatory Commission, Washington,
to rely to establish those facts or expert Conference Room T–2B3, Two White
DC, Attention: Rulemakings and
opinion. The petitioner/requestor must Flint North, Rockville, Maryland
Adjudications Staff at (301) 415–1101,
provide sufficient information to show
verification number is (301) 415–1966. 8:30 A.M.–8:35 A.M.: Opening Remarks
that a genuine dispute exists with the
applicant on a material issue of law or A copy of the request for hearing and by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The
fact. Contentions shall be limited to petition for leave to intervene should ACRS Chairman will make opening
matters within the scope of the also be sent to the Office of the General remarks regarding the conduct of the
amendment under consideration. The Counsel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory meeting.
contention must be one which, if Commission, Washington, DC 20555–
8:35 A.M.–11:15 A.M.: Final Review of
proven, would entitle the petitioner/ 0001, and it is requested that copies be
the Power Uprate Application for the
requestor to relief. A petitioner/ transmitted either by means of facsimile
Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Unit 1
requestor who fails to satisfy these transmission to 301–415–3725 or by e-
(Open/Closed)—The Committee will
requirements with respect to at least one mail to OGCMailCenter@nrc.gov. A copy
hear presentations by and hold
contention will not be permitted to of the request for hearing and petition
discussions with representatives of
participate as a party. for leave to intervene should also be
the NRC staff and Tennessee Valley
Those permitted to intervene become sent to A. H. Gutterman, Esq., Morgan,
Authority (TVA) regarding the 5%
parties to the proceeding, subject to any Lewis & Bockius, 1111 Pennsylvania
power uprate application for Browns
limitations in the order granting leave to Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004,
Ferry Nuclear Plant, Unit 1 and the
intervene, and have the opportunity to attorney for the licensee.
associated NRC staff’s final Safety
participate fully in the conduct of the For further details with respect to this Evaluation.
hearing. action, see the application for
If a hearing is requested, the amendment dated December 20, 2006, [Note: A portion of this session will be
which is available for public inspection closed to protect information that is
Commission will make a final
proprietary to General Electric, TVA, and
determination on the issue of no at the Commission’s Public Document their contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C.
significant hazards consideration. The Room (PDR), located at One White Flint 552b(c)(4).]
final determination will serve to decide North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555
when the hearing is held. If the final Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, 12:45 P.M.–3:30 P.M.: Final Review of
determination is that the amendment Maryland. Publicly available records the License Renewal Application for
request involves no significant hazards will be accessible electronically from the Oyster Creek Generating Station
consideration, the Commission may the Agencywide Documents Access and (Open)—The Committee will hear
issue the amendment and make it Management System’s (ADAMS) Public presentations by and hold discussions
immediately effective, notwithstanding Electronic Reading Room on the Internet with representatives of the NRC staff
the request for a hearing. Any hearing at the NRC web site http://www.nrc.gov/ and AmerGen Energy Company, LLC.
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held would take place after issuance of reading-rm.html. Persons who do not regarding the license renewal
the amendment. If the final have access to ADAMS or who application for the Oyster Creek
determination is that the amendment encounter problems in accessing the Generating Station and the associated
request involves a significant hazards documents located in ADAMS should NRC staff’s final Safety Evaluation
consideration, any hearing held would contact the NRC PDR Reference staff by Report.

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3:45 P.M.–5:15 P.M.: Development of being made in support of new reactor meetings may be adjusted by the
TRACE Thermal-Hydraulic Code licensing. Chairman as necessary to facilitate the
(Open)—The Committee will hear 2:45 P.M.–3:30 P.M.: Future ACRS conduct of the meeting, persons
presentations by and hold discussions Activities/Report of the Planning and planning to attend should check with
with representatives of the NRC staff Procedures Subcommittee (Open)— the cognizant ACRS staff if such
regarding the progress made by the The Committee will discuss the rescheduling would result in major
staff in developing the TRACE recommendations of the Planning and inconvenience.
thermal-hydraulic system analysis Procedures Subcommittee regarding
code and related matters. items proposed for consideration by In accordance with Subsection 10(d)
5:30 P.M.–7 P.M.: Preparation of ACRS the full Committee during future of the Government in the Sunshine Act,
Reports (Open)—The Committee will meetings. Also, it will hear a report of I have determined that it will be
discuss proposed ACRS reports on the Planning and Procedures necessary to close a portion of this
matters considered during this Subcommittee on matters related to meeting noted above to discuss
meeting. the conduct of ACRS business, information that is proprietary to
including anticipated workload and General Electric, the Tennessee Valley
Friday, February 2, 2007, Conference
member assignments. Authority, and their contractors
Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North, 3:30 P.M.–3:45 P.M.: Reconciliation of
Rockville, Maryland pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).
ACRS Comments and
8:30 A.M.–8:35 A.M.: Opening Remarks Further information regarding topics
Recommendations (Open)—The
by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The Committee will discuss the responses to be discussed, whether the meeting
ACRS Chairman will make opening from the NRC Executive Director for has been canceled or rescheduled, as
remarks regarding the conduct of the Operations to comments and well as the Chairman’s ruling on
meeting. recommendations included in recent requests for the opportunity to present
8:35 A.M.–10 A.M.: Proposed Revision ACRS reports and letters. oral statements and the time allotted
to 10 CFR 50.46 LOCA Criteria for 4 P.M.–7 P.M.: Preparation of ACRS therefor can be obtained by contacting
Fuel Cladding Materials (Open)—The Reports (Open)—The Committee will Mr. Sam Duraiswamy, cognizant ACRS
Committee will hear presentations by discuss proposed ACRS reports. staff (301–415–7364), between 7:30 a.m.
and hold discussions with and 4 p.m., (ET).
Saturday, February 3, 2007, Conference
representatives of the NRC staff ACRS meeting agenda, meeting
Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North,
regarding proposed revision to 10 CFR transcripts, and letter reports are
Rockville, Maryland
50.46 loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) available through the NRC Public
criteria for fuel cladding materials. 8:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.: Preparation of
10:15 A.M.–11:15 A.M.: Draft Final ACRS Reports (Open)—The Document Room at pdr@nrc.gov, or by
Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.189 Committee will continue discussion calling the PDR at 1–800–397–4209, or
(DG–1170), ‘‘Fire Protection for of proposed ACRS reports. from the Publicly Available Records
Nuclear Power Plants,’’ and SRP 12:30 P.M.–1 P.M.: Miscellaneous System (PARS) component of NRC’s
Section 9.5.1, ‘‘Fire Protection (Open)—The Committee will discuss document system (ADAMS) which is
Program’’ (Open)—The Committee matters related to the conduct of accessible from the NRC Web site at
will hear presentations by and hold Committee activities and matters and http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/
discussions with representatives of specific issues that were not adams.html or http://www.nrc.gov/
the NRC staff regarding draft final completed during previous meetings, reading-rm/doc-collections/ (ACRS
revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.189 as time and availability of information meeting schedules/agendas).
(DG–1170) and Standard Review Plan permit.
Videoteleconferencing service is
(SRP) Section 9.5.1, as well as Procedures for the conduct of and
available for observing open sessions of
resolution of public comments. participation in ACRS meetings were
ACRS meetings. Those wishing to use
11:15 A.M.–11:30 A.M.: Subcommittee published in the Federal Register on
October 2, 2006 (71 FR 58015). In this service for observing ACRS
Report (Open)—Report by and
accordance with those procedures, oral meetings should contact Mr. Theron
discussions with the Chairman of the
or written views may be presented by Brown, ACRS Audio Visual Technician
ACRS Subcommittee on Reliability
and Probabilistic Risk Assessment members of the public, including (301–415–8066), between 7:30 a.m. and
(PRA) regarding the Economic representatives of the nuclear industry. 3:45 p.m., (ET), at least 10 days before
Simplified Boiling Water Reactor Electronic recordings will be permitted the meeting to ensure the availability of
(ESBWR) PRA that was discussed only during the open portions of the this service. Individuals or
during a meeting on December 14, meeting. Persons desiring to make oral organizations requesting this service
2006. statements should notify the cognizant will be responsible for telephone line
1 P.M.–2 P.M.: Wolf Creek Pressurizer ACRS staff named below five days charges and for providing the
Weld Flaws (Open)—The Committee before the meeting, if possible, so that equipment and facilities that they use to
will hear presentations by and hold appropriate arrangements can be made establish the videoteleconferencing link.
discussions with representatives of to allow necessary time during the The availability of video-
the NRC staff regarding the Wolf meeting for such statements. Use of still, teleconferencing services is not
Creek Pressurizer Weld Flaws, motion picture, and television cameras guaranteed.
including description, current status, during the meeting may be limited to
Dated: December 22, 2006.
and future actions. selected portions of the meeting as
2 P.M.–2:30 P.M.: Proposed Revisions to determined by the Chairman. Andrew L. Bates,
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Regulatory Guides and SRP Sections Information regarding the time to be set Advisory Committee Management Officer.
in Support of New Reactor Licensing aside for this purpose may be obtained [FR Doc. E6–22383 Filed 12–28–06; 8:45 am]
(Open)—The Committee will consider by contacting the cognizant ACRS staff BILLING CODE 7590–01–P
proposed revisions to Regulatory prior to the meeting. In view of the
Guides and SRP Sections that are possibility that the schedule for ACRS

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