Notice of Public Meeting

The Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 27–28, 2019, at the Pismo Lighthouse Suites Crow’s Nest Conference Room, located at 2411 Price Street (2nd Floor), Pismo Beach, California, 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:

  1. Morning Session: (02/27/2019)–9:00 A.M. Opening comments and remarks; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; approve the Minutes of the DCISC’s October 24–25, 2018 public meeting; discussion of administrative matters, including receipt of PG&E’s response to the DCISC 28th Annual Report on the Safety of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Operations for the period July 1, 2017—June 30, 2018; an update on financial matters and activities; review of the Open Items List; reports by Committee Members, DCISC Technical Consultant and Assistant Legal Counsel; approve fact finding report and authorize its transmittal to PG&E; and scheduling of future fact-finding visits and public meetings and review of documents received.
  2. Afternoon Session: (02/27/2019)–1:30 P.M. Committee member comments; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; DCISC Technical Consultant report and approve fact finding report and authorize its transmittal to PG&E; receive informational presentation related to plant safety and operations requested by the Committee from PG&E, including the “State of the Plant” regarding key events, organizational changes, bankruptcy announcement, station activities since October 2018 including the cause and corrective actions for the December 2018 trip of Unit-2, and work scheduled during the 21st refueling outage for Unit-1; informational presentation by DCISC Chair Dr. Robert J. Budnitz concerning the Seismic Risk Analysis results; and adjourn to a closed session to consider a personnel matter pursuant to California Government Code §11126.
  3. Evening Session: (02/27/2019)–5:30 P.M. Committee member comments; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; receive informational presentations related to plant safety and operations requested by the Committee from PG&E, including an update on Emergency Preparedness Programs including results of the October 24, 2018 Evaluated Emergency Exercise and emergency preparedness following cessation of operations; and a presentation on Cybersecurity Programs for the protection of critical digital assets.
  4. Morning Session: (02/28/2019)–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 an update on NRC Performance Indicators, recent Licensee Event Reports, NRC Notices of Violation, and issues raised by NRC Resident Inspectors; a presentation on the Quality Verification organization’s perspective on plant performance, top issues, and the Quality Performance Assessment Report; and DCISC Technical Consultant report and approve fact-finding report and authorize its transmittal to PG&E.
  5. Afternoon Session: (02/28/2019)–1:00 P.M. Comments by Committee members; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; consider informational presentation from PG&E on a topic relating to plant safety and operations, including the results of the 2018 Operating Plan and key elements of the 2019 Operating Plan; discussion by the Committee of a potential role for the DCISC following expiration of the operating licenses, engagement of a consultant on an ad hoc basis to review decommissioning-related issues, consider correspondence to and from the DCISC on decommissioning-related matters, consider invitation extended to the DCISC by the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel to make a presentation at the Panel’s March 13, 2019 public meeting, and discuss future opportunities for cooperation between the DCISC and the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel; wrap-up discussion by Committee members, and confirmation of future site visits, study sessions and public meetings.

The DCISC’s policy is to schedule its public meetings in locations that are accessible to people with disabilities. The Avila Lighthouse Suites and the Point San Luis Conference Facility are accessible facilities and hearing assistance devices are available upon request. 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.

The meeting will be webcast in real time at: http://www.slo-span.org/local_webcast/DCISC/stream_index.htm and through 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, February 25, 2019, 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: February 17, 2019.

For more information about DCISC contact:

Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee
Office of the Legal Counsel
857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California 93940
Telephone: in Califonia call 800-439-4688; outside of California call 831-647-1044
Send E-mail to: dcsafety@dcisc.org