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problems, there may be a significant listening devices, or materials in privacy. The discussion must therefore
delay in the receipt of comments sent by alternative format) should notify Liz be held in closed session under
regular mail. Please contact the OSHA Hollis at telephone number (202) 233– exemptions 2 and 6 of the Government
Docket Office at (202) 693–2350 (TTY 2072 no later than October 25, 2005. We in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b (c)
(877) 889–5627) for information about will attempt to meet requests for (2) and (6). A summary of the activities
security procedures concerning the accommodations after this date but at the closed session and related matters
delivery of submissions by express cannot guarantee their availability. The that are informative to the public and
delivery, hard delivery and courier meeting site is accessible to individuals consistent with the policy of 5 U.S.C.
service. with disabilities. 552b will be available to the public
All comments, submissions and Date and Time: Open sessions— within 14 days of the meeting.
background documents are available for November 2, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The National Institute for Literacy
inspection and copying at the OSHA and from 3 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.; and Advisory Board meeting on November
Docket Office at the above address. November 3, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 2–3, 2005, will focus on future and
Comments and submissions posted on 1:30 p.m. Closed session—November 2, current program activities, presentations
OSHA’s Web page are available at 2005, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. by education researchers, and other
http://www.OSHA.gov. Contact the ADDRESSES: University Center Club, relevant literacy activities and issues.
OSHA docket Office for information Building B, Florida State University, Records are kept of all Advisory
about materials not available through Doak Campbell Stadium. Board proceedings and are available for
the OSHA Web page and for assistance FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Liz public inspection at the National
using the Web page to locate docket Hollis, Special Assistant to the Director; Institute for Literacy, 1775 I Street, NW.,
submissions. National Institute for Literacy, 1775 I Suite 730, Washington, DC 20006, from
Electronic copies of this Federal Street, NW., Suite 730, Washington, DC 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Register notice as well as other relevant 20006; telephone number: (202) 233– Dated: October 14, 2005.
documents are available on OSHA’s 2072; e-mail: ehollis@nifl.gov.
Web page. Because submissions become Sandra L. Baxter,
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board Director.
public, private information such as
is established under section 242 of the [FR Doc. 05–20941 Filed 10–18–05; 8:45 am]
social security numbers should not be
Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Pub.
submitted. BILLING CODE 6055–01–P
L. 105–220 (20 U.S.C. 9252). The Board
V. Authority and Signature consists of ten individuals appointed by
Jonathan L. Snare, Acting Assistant the President with the advice and
Secretary of Labor for Occupational consent of the Senate. The Board NUCLEAR REGULATORY
Safety and Health, directed the advises and makes recommendations to COMMISSION
preparation of this notice. The authority the Interagency Group that administers
the Institute. The Interagency Group is [Docket No. 30–36974–ML, ASLBP No. 06–
for this notice is the Paperwork 843–01–ML]
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506 composed of the Secretaries of
et seq.), and Secretary of Labor’s Order Education, Labor, and Health and Pa’ina Hawaii, LLC; Establishment of
No. 5–2002 (67 FR 65008). Human Services. The Interagency Group Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
considers the Board’s recommendations
Dated: Signed at Washington, DC, on
in planning the goals of the Institute and Pursuant to delegation by the
October 12, 2005.
in implementing any programs to Commission dated December 29, 1972,
Jonathan L. Snare,
achieve those goals. Specifically, the published in the Federal Register, 37 FR
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor. Board performs the following functions: 28,710 (1972), and the Commission’s
[FR Doc. 05–20868 Filed 10–18–05; 8:45 am] (a) Makes recommendations concerning regulations, see 10 CFR 2.104, 2.300,
BILLING CODE 4510–26–M the appointment of the Director and the 2.303, 2.309, 2.311, 2.318, and 2.321,
staff of the Institute; (b) provides notice is hereby given that an Atomic
independent advice on operation of the Safety and Licensing Board is being
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LITERACY Institute; and (c) receives reports from established to preside over the following
the Interagency Group and the proceeding:
National Institute for Literacy Advisory Institute’s Director.
Board The National Institute for Literacy Pa’ina Hawaii, LLC (Honolulu, Hawaii
Advisory Board will meet November 2– Irradiator Facility)
AGENCY: National Institute for Literacy.
ACTION:Notice of a partially closed 3, 2005. On November 2, 2005 from 8 A Licensing Board is being
meeting. a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6:15 established pursuant to a July 26, 2005
p.m.; and November 3, 2005 from 8:30 notice of opportunity for hearing, 70 FR
SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Board will meet 44,396 (Aug. 2, 2005), regarding the
schedule and a summary of the agenda in open session to discuss the Institute’s June 27, 2005 application of Pa’ina
for an upcoming meeting of the National program priorities; status of on-going Hawaii, LLC, for authorization to build
Institute for Literacy Advisory Board Institute work; and other Board business and operate a commercial pool-type
(Board). The notice also describes the as necessary. On November 2, 2005 from industrial irradiator in Honolulu,
functions of the Board. Notice of this 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Board meeting will Hawaii, near the Honolulu International
meeting is required by section 10 (a) (2) meet in closed session in order to Airport. This proceeding concerns an
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. discuss personnel issues. This October 3, 2005 request for hearing
This document is intended to notify the discussion relates to the internal regarding the application submitted by
general public of their opportunity to personnel rules and practices of the the Concerned Citizens of Honolulu.
attend the meeting. Individuals who Institute and is likely to disclose The Board is comprised of the
will need accommodations for a information of personal nature where following administrative judges:
disability in order to attend the meeting disclosure would constitute a clearly Thomas S. Moore, Chair, Atomic
(e.g., interpreting services, assistive unwarranted invasion of personnel Safety and Licensing Board Panel, U.S.

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission, considered if it is practical to do so, but in rapid succession during or after a fire
Washington, DC 20555–0001. assurance of consideration cannot be (ref. EPRI Report No. 1006961,
Dr. Paul B. Abramson, Atomic Safety given except for comments received on ‘‘Spurious Actuation of Electrical
and Licensing Board Panel, U.S. Nuclear or before this date. Circuits Due to Cable Fires: Results of
Regulatory Commission, Washington, ADDRESSES: Submit written comments an Expert Elicitation,’’ dated May 2002
DC 20555–0001. to the Chief, Rules and Directives and NUREG/CR–6776, ‘‘Cable Insulation
Dr. Anthony J. Baratta, Atomic Safety Branch, Division of Administrative Resistance Measurements Made During
and Licensing Board Panel, U.S. Nuclear Services, Office of Administration, U.S. Cable Fire Tests,’’ dated June 2002).
Regulatory Commission, Washington, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Mail Some licensees have assumed only a
DC 20555–0001. Stop T6–D59, Washington, DC 20555– single spurious actuation, and others
All correspondence, documents, and 0001, and cite the publication date and have assumed that multiple spurious
other materials shall be filed with the page number of this Federal Register actuations can only occur ‘‘one-at-a-
administrative judges in accordance notice. Written comments may also be time,’’ with sufficient delay between
with 10 CFR 2.302. delivered to NRC Headquarters, 11545 actuations to allow for mitigation. The
Issued at Rockville, Maryland, this 13th Rockville Pike (Room T–6D59), EPRI/NEI test data clearly show that the
day of October 2005. Rockville, Maryland, between 7:30 am use of ‘‘one-at-a-time’’ spurious
G. Paul Bollwerk, III, and 4:15 pm on Federal workdays. actuations assumption is not credible. If
Chief Administrative Judge, Atomic Safety multiple spurious actuations occurring
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
and Licensing Board Panel. simultaneously or in rapid succession
Robert Wolfgang at 301–415–1624 or by
[FR Doc. E5–5751 Filed 10–18–05; 8:45 am] during or after a fire have not been
e-mail rjw1@nrc.gov or Chandu Patel at
considered by licensees in their post-fire
BILLING CODE 7590–01–P 301–415–3025 or by e-mail at
safe-shutdown circuit analysis, it is
cpp@nrc.gov.
possible that they are not in compliance
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NRC with 10 CFR 50.48 and 10 CFR Part 50,
NUCLEAR REGULATORY
Generic Letter 2005–Xx; Post-Fire Safe- General Design Criterion (GDC) 3. The
COMMISSION
Shutdown Circuit Analysis Spurious licensees who conclude that they are no
Proposed Generic Communication; Actuations. longer in compliance with 10 CFR 50.48
Post-Fire Safe-Shutdown Circuit Addresses and 10 CFR Part 50, GDC 3, based on the
Analysis Spurious Actuations information provided in this GL, are
All holders of operating licenses for expected to come into compliance with
AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory nuclear power reactors, except those 10 CFR 50.48 and 10 CFR Part 50, GDC
Commission. who have permanently ceased 3, using risk-informed or deterministic
ACTION: Notice of opportunity for public operations and have certified that fuel methods as appropriate to their
comment. has been permanently removed from the licensing basis.
reactor vessel.
SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Background
Commission (NRC) is proposing to issue Purpose
The regulatory requirements for post-
a generic letter (GL) to: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory fire safe shutdown are given in 10 CFR
(1) Request addressees to review their Commission (NRC) is issuing this 50.48 and 10 CFR Part 50, Appendix A,
fire protection program to confirm generic letter (GL) to: GDC 3. Additionally, all nuclear power
compliance with existing applicable (1) Request addressees to review their plants (NPPs) licensed to operate before
regulatory requirements regarding their fire protection program to confirm January 1, 1979, are required to comply
assumptions of the phrase ‘‘one-at-a- compliance with existing applicable with 10 CFR Part 50, Appendix R,
time’’ in light of the information regulatory requirements regarding their Section III.G, ‘‘Fire Protection of Safe
provided in this GL and, if appropriate, assumptions of the phrase ‘‘one-at-a- Shutdown Capability.’’ All NPPs
take additional actions to return to time’’ in light of the information licensed to operate after January 1, 1979,
compliance. Specifically, although some provided in this GL and, if appropriate, were evaluated against Section 9.5.1 of
licensees have performed their post-fire, take additional actions to return to NUREG–0800, Standard Review Plan
safe-shutdown circuit analyses based on compliance. Specifically, although some (SRP). The fire protection plan (FPP)
an assumption of only a single spurious licensees have performed their post-fire, and the associated safety evaluation
actuation per fire event or that spurious safe-shutdown circuit analyses based on report (SER) are specifically
actuations will occur ‘‘one-at-a-time,’’ an assumption of only a single spurious incorporated into those plants’ licensing
recent industry cable fire test results actuation per fire event or that spurious bases. All NPP licensees are responsible
demonstrated that these assumptions actuations will occur ‘‘one-at-a-time,’’ for meeting fire protection commitments
are not valid. recent industry cable fire test results and license conditions made during the
(2) Require addressees to submit a demonstrated that these assumptions establishment of their fire protection
written response to the NRC in are not valid. program.
accordance with NRC regulations in (2) Require addressees to submit a The objective of the fire protection
Title 10 of the Code of Federal written response to the NRC in requirements and guidance is to provide
Regulations, Section 50.54(f) (10 CFR accordance with NRC regulations in reasonable assurance that one train of
50.54(f)). Title 10 of the Code of Federal systems necessary to achieve and
This Federal Register notice is Regulations, Section 50.54(f) (10 CFR maintain hot shutdown is free of fire
available through the NRC’s 50.54(f)). damage. This includes protecting
Agencywide Documents Access and The reason for this request is that the circuits whose fire-induced failure
Management System (ADAMS) under results from the Electric Power Research could prevent the operation, or cause
accession number ML051650017. Institute (EPRI)/Nuclear Energy Institute maloperation, of equipment necessary to
DATES: Comment period expires [60 (NEI) cable fire tests showed a relatively achieve and maintain post-fire safe
days after FRN is published]. Comments high probability of multiple spurious shutdown. As part of its fire protection
submitted after this date will be actuations occurring simultaneously or program, each licensee performs a

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