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The Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee Notice of Public Meeting

 

  THE DIABLO CANYON INDEPENDENT SAFETY COMMITTEE
(http://www.dcisc.org)
    NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Zoom Webinar Meeting ID : 876 4918 7508
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87649187508
Zoom  Webinar Meeting Telephone Only Participation:
(408) 638-0968; (669) 900-6833; (253) 215-8782; (346) 248-7799;
(301) 715-8592; (312) 626-6799; or (646) 876-9923

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 1-2, 2020, a public meeting will be held by the Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee (DCISC) in five separate sessions at the times indicated to consider the following matters.  You may participate in the DCISC’s public meeting in real-time by accessing the Zoom webinar meeting via the weblink or meeting ID given above or by calling any of the phone numbers provided at the top of this notice.  Instructions on how to access, view and participate in remote meetings are also provided by visiting the DCISC’s home page at http://www.dcisc.org.  Attendees can make oral comments or ask questions of the Committee Members during the webinar meeting by using the “Raise Your Hand” feature or by pressing *9 on your telephone keypad if joining by telephone only.  If you are unable to participate in real-time, you may email to dcsafety@dcisc.org with the subject line “Public Comment Item#___” (insert the item number relevant to your comment) or “Public Comment – Non Agenda Item.”  Comments will be reviewed and distributed before the meeting if received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  Comments received after that will be addressed during the item and/or at the end of the meeting.  All comments received will be read into and become part of the record, subject to a time limit determined by the presiding officer.  The Committee will have the option to modify its actions on items based on comments received.

          1.           Morning Session - (07/01/2020) – 9:00 A.M.  Opening comments and remarks; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; discussion of administrative matters, including acceptance of Minutes of the DCISC’s February 12-13, 2020 public meeting, an update on financial matters and activities during 2020, review of the Open Items List, nomination and election of Chair and Vice Chair to serve for the July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 term, reports and scheduling of future activities by Committee Members; receive, approve and authorize transmittal of a fact-finding report to PG&E for the March 2020 fact-finding visit to Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP); and review of administrative, regulatory and legal matters.  

          2.          Afternoon Session - (07/01/2020) - 1:30 P.M.  Committee member comments; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; receive informational presentations from PG&E on topics relating to plant safety and operation requested by the Committee from PG&E, including the “State of the Plant” concerning key events, organizational changes, and station activities since February 2020; DCPP’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic including impacts on Operations, Maintenance, Emergency Planning, Training, Long-Term Projects and Staffing; and an update on NRC Performance Indicators, recent Licensee Event Reports, NRC Notices of Violation and issues raised by NRC Resident Inspectors; and receive, approve and authorize transmittal of a fact-finding report to PG&E for the April 2020 fact-finding visit to DCPP. 

          3.          Evening Session - (07/01/2020) - 5:30 P.M. Committee member comments; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; receive informational presentations requested by the DCISC, including by The B. John Garrick Institute of Risk Sciences-UCLA Engineering and by PG&E concerning the Spent Fuel Risk Study and results, and comments on the plans for procurement of new spent fuel dry storage canisters; and a presentation by Committee Member Dr. Robert J. Budnitz on Dr. Budnitz’ evaluation of the Spent Fuel Risk Study.  

          4.          Reconvene Public Meeting for Morning Session - (07/02/2020) - 9:00 A.M.  Comments by Committee members; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; receive further informational presentations requested by the Committee from PG&E relating to plant safety and operations, including the cause and correction actions for the February 2020 Unit-2 forced outage including issues occurring during shutdown; and plans for the 22nd refueling outage for Unit-1 (1R22); receive, approve and authorize transmittal of a fact-finding report to PG&E for the May  2020 fact-finding visit to DCPP .

          5.          Afternoon Session - (07/02/2020) - 1:00 P.M.  Comments by Committee Members; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; receive further informational presentations requested by the Committee from PG&E relating to plant safety and operations, including recent human performance issues in the Operations Department and the causes and corrective actions; and a report on the Integrated Risk Assessment process; wrap-up discussion by Committee members and confirmation of future site visits, study sessions and public meetings.

The meeting will be webcast in real time at: http://www.slo-span.org/ and through http://www.dcisc.org.

          The specific meeting agenda and the staff reports and materials regarding the above meeting agenda items will be available for public review commencing Monday, June 29, 2020, at the Reference Department of the Cal Poly Library in San Luis Obispo and online at www.dcisc.org.  For further information regarding the public meeting, please contact Robert Wellington, Committee Legal Counsel, 857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California, 93940;  telephone: 1-800-439-4688 or read the agenda on line by visiting the Committee’s website at www.dcisc.org.  

Dated: June 21, 2020.



DCISC Agenda for the next Public Meeting

 

DIABLO CANYON
INDEPENDENT SAFETY COMMITTEE
(www.dcisc.org)

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Zoom Webinar Meeting ID : 876 4918 7508
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87649187508
Zoom  Webinar Meeting Telephone Only Participation:
(408) 638-0968; (669) 900-6833; (253) 215-8782; (346) 248-7799;
 (301) 715-8592; (312) 626-6799; or (646) 876-9923

AGENDA
Wednesday & Thursday, July 1-2, 2020

In response to Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N.29-20 related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, public participation in the DCISC public meetings shall be electronic only and without a physical location for public participation in compliance with California state guidelines on social distancing.  This meeting is being produced by AGP Video Inc. and webcast “live” on SLO-SPAN at http://www.slo-span.org and through http://www.dcisc.org and will be broadcast subsequently on San Luis Obispo local government access television, Channel 21.

PARTICIPATION

You may participate in the DCISC’s public meeting in real-time by accessing the Zoom webinar meeting via the weblink or meeting ID given above or by calling any of the phone numbers provided at the top of this agenda.  Instructions on how to access, view and participate in remote meetings are also provided by visiting the DCISC’s home page at http://www.dcisc.org.  Attendees can make oral comments or ask questions of the Committee Members during the webinar meeting by using the “Raise Your Hand” feature or by pressing *9 on your telephone keypad if joining by telephone only.  If you are unable to participate in real-time, you may email to dcsafety@dcisc.org with the subject line “Public Comment Item#___” (insert the item number relevant to your comment) or “Public Comment – Non Agenda Item.”  Comments will be reviewed and distributed before the meeting if received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  Comments received after that will be addressed during the item and/or at the end of the meeting.  All comments received will be read into and become part of the record, subject to a time limit determined by the presiding officer.  The Committee will have the option to modify its actions on items based on comments received.

AGENDA MATERIALS

The agenda, staff reports and background information distributed to the Committee are public records and will be available for public review on the DCISC's website (www.dcisc.org) on or before Monday, June 29, 2020. Supplemental materials received after the close of the final agenda and through noon on the days of the scheduled meeting will be available for public review at the meeting.  Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Committee after distribution of the agenda packet will be made available on the DCISC website subject to the ability of the Committee staff to post the documents before the meeting.


Morning Session - 7/01/2020 – 9:00 A.M.

I  CALL TO ORDER - ROLL CALL

II  INTRODUCTIONS

ADVISEMENT

The Committee may consider at any time requests to change the order of a listed agenda item.  Information distributed to the Committee during a public meeting becomes part of the public record of the DCISC. A copy of written material, pictures, etc. must be provided to the Committee’s Legal Counsel for this purpose. Correspondence received and sent by the Committee is on file with the Office of the DCISC Legal Counsel and copies are available upon request. 

III PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

Anyone wishing to address the Committee on matters not appearing on the Agenda may do so only at this time. The public may comment on any matter listed on the Agenda immediately following the time the matter is considered by the Committee. There may be a time limit established by the Presiding Officer for each speaker.  No action will be taken by the Committee on matters brought up under this item but they may be referred to staff for further study, response or action.

IV  APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

V ACTION ITEMS

VI  COMMITTEE MEMBER REPORTS AND DISCUSSION

  1. Public Outreach, Site Visits and Other
    Committee Activities; Agenda Items,
    Scheduling and Confirmation of
    Future Fact-findings and Public Meetings.
  1. Documents Provided to the Committee.

VII  TECHNICAL CONSULTANT & LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT; RECEIVE,
APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL OF FACT-FINDING REPORT TO PG&E

  1. Consultant Richard D. McWhorter, Jr.
    Fact-finding Topics; Report on and Approval of
    March 17-18, 2020 Fact Finding Report.
  1. Robert Rathie:
    Administrative, Regulatory, including CPUC Interactions,
    and Legal Matters.

VIII  ADJOURN MORNING MEETING             


Afternoon Session – 7/01/2020 - 1:30 P.M.

IX  RECONVENE FOR AFTERNOON MEETING 

X  COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS

XI PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

Anyone wishing to address the Committee on matters not appearing on the Agenda may do so only at this time. The public may comment on any matter listed on the Agenda immediately following the time the matter is considered by the Committee. There may be a time limit established by the Presiding Officer for each speaker. No action will be taken by the Committee on matters brought up under this item but they may be referred to staff for further study, response or action.

XII INFORMATION ITEMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

  1. Informational Presentations Requested by the
    Committee of PG&E Representatives: 
  1. State of the Plant Update including Key Events, Highlights,
    Organizational Changes, and Station Activities since
    DCISC’s February 2020 Public Meeting.
  1. Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Including Impacts on Operations, Maintenance, Emergency
    Planning, Training, Long-term Projects, and Staffing.
  1. Update on the Status of NRC Performance Indicators, Licensee
    Event Reports, NRC Inspection Reports and Notices of Violation,
    Issues Raised by NRC Resident Inspectors, Open Compliance
    Issues, and License Action Requests.

XIII TECHNICAL CONSULTANT REPORT & RECEIVE, APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL OF FACT-FINDING REPORT TO PG&E (Cont’d.)

  1. Consultant R. Ferman Wardell:
    Fact-finding Topics; Report on and Approval of the
    April 15-16. 2020 Fact Finding Report.

XIV ADJOURN AFTERNOON MEETING              


Evening Session – 7/01/2020 - 5:30 P.M.

XV  RECONVENE FOR EVENING MEETING

XVI COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS

XVII PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

Anyone wishing to address the Committee on matters not appearing on the Agenda may do so only at this time. The public may comment on any matter listed on the Agenda immediately following the time the matter is considered by the Committee. There may be a time limit for each speaker as designated by the presiding officer. No action will be taken by the Committee on matters brought up under this item but they may be referred to staff for further study, response or action

XVIII  INFORMATION ITEMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE (Cont’d.)

  1. Informational Presentations Requested by the
    Committee of The B. John Garrick Institute for Risk Sciences –
    UCLA Engineering, and of PG&E:
  1. Spent Fuel Risk Study: Presentation on the Background
    and Results of the Study by the B. John Garrick Institute;
    and a Presentation by PG&E on Future- Oriented Perspectives
    of the Risk Study and Results, and Comments on Plans for   Procurement of New Spent Fuel Dry Storage Canisters.

XIX INFORMATIONAL PRESENTATION BY A COMMITTEE MEMBER,
AND DISCUSSION BY MEMBERS & TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS 

  1. Presentation by DCISC Member Dr. Robert J. Budnitz on
    Dr. Budnitz’ Evaluation of the Spent Fuel Risk Study.

XX  ADJOURN EVENING MEETING          


Morning Session - 7/02/2020 - 9:00 A.M.

XXI RECONVENE FOR MORNING MEETING 

XXII COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS

XXIII  PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

Anyone wishing to address the Committee on matters not appearing on the Agenda may do so only at this time. The public may comment on any matter listed on the Agenda immediately following the time the matter is considered by the Committee. There will be a time limit established by the Presiding Officer for each speaker. No action will be taken by the Committee on matters brought up under this item but they may be referred to staff for further study, response or action.

XXIV  INFORMATION ITEMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE (Cont’d.)

  1. Informational Presentations Requested by the
    Committee of PG&E Representatives:
  1. Cause and Corrective Actions for the February 2020
    Unit-2 Forced Outage including Issues Occurring
    During Shutdown.
  1. Plans for the 22nd Refueling Outage for Unit-1 (1R22).

XXV TECHNICAL CONSULTANT REPORT & RECEIVE, APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL OF FACT-FINDING REPORT TO PG&E (Cont’d.)

  1. Consultant Richard D. McWhorter Jr:
    Fact-finding Topics; Report on and Approval of the
    May 12-13, 2020 Fact Finding Report.

XXVI  ADJOURN MORNING MEETING      


Afternoon Session – 7/02/2020 – 1:00 P.M.

XXVII RECONVENE FOR AFTERNOON MEETING 

XXVIII COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS

XXIX PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

Anyone wishing to address the Committee on matters not appearing on the Agenda may do so now. The public may comment on any matter listed on the Agenda at the time the matter is being considered by the Committee. There will be a time limit established by the Presiding Officer for each speaker.  No action will be taken by the Committee on matters brought up under this item but they may be referred to staff for further study, response or action.

XXX INFORMATION ITEMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE (Cont’d.)

  1. Informational Presentations Requested by the
    Committee of PG&E Representatives:
  1. Recent Human Performance Issues in the Operations
    Department; Causes and Corrective Actions.
  1. Integrated Risk Assessment Process.

XXXI  CONCLUDING REMARKS &
DISCUSSION BY COMMITTEE MEMBERS
OF FUTURE DCISC ACTIVITIES 

  1. Future Actions by the Committee.
  1. Further Information to Obtain/Review.
  1. Scheduling of Future Site Visits,
    Study Sessions and Meetings.

XXXI ADJOURNMENT OF NINETY-SIXTH PUBLIC MEETING

A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting the DCISC office at (800) 439-4688 or by sending a written request to the DCISC office at 857 Cass Street, Ste. D., Monterey, CA 93940.  Providing your request at least five business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.