Notice of Public Meeting

The Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on October 23–24, 2019, at the Avila Lighthouse Suites Point San Luis Conference Facility located at First & San Francisco Streets, Avila Beach, California, a public meeting will be held by the Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee (DCISC) in four separate sessions, at the times indicated, to consider the following matters:

  1. Morning Session: (10/23/2019)–9:00 A.M. Opening comments and remarks; receive public comments and communications to the Committee, approve Minutes of June 4–5, 2019 public meeting; discussion of administrative matters, including review and approval of the DCISC 29th Annual Report on the Safety of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (DCPP) Operations for the period July 1, 2018—June 30, 2019, an update on financial matters and activities during 2019—2020, review of the Open Items List, reports by Committee Members and scheduling of future public meetings and fact-finding visits, report by a DCISC Technical Consultant on the July 16–17, 2019 fact-finding visit to DCPP and receive, approve and authorize transmittal of the Fact Finding Report to PG&E, and report on administrative, legal and regulatory matters by DCISC Assistant Legal Counsel.
  2. Afternoon Session: (10/23/2019)–1:30 P.M. Committee member comments; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; receive informational presentations by PG&E on topics requested by the Committee relating to plant safety, including a presentation entitled “State of the Plant” concerning key events, highlights, organizational changes and station activities since the last meeting of the DCISC in June 2019, plans for future staffing through cessation of operations including current staffing numbers and trends, recruitment of new employees, results of the Tranche 2 Employee Retention Agreement enrollment and future professional development opportunities; and report by a DCISC Technical Consultant on the August 21–22, 2019 fact-finding visit to DCPP and receive, approve and authorize transmittal of the Fact Finding Report to PG&E.
  3. Evening Session: (10/23/2019)–5:30 P.M. Committee member comments; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; Committee comments and receive comments from members of the public regarding a potential role for the DCISC to review nuclear fuel-related issues after expiration of the DCPP operating licenses.
  1. Morning Session: (10/24/2019)–9:30 A.M. Comments by Committee members; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; further informational presentations requested by the Committee from PG&E including an update on the status of NRC Performance Indicators, Licensee Event Reports, NRC Inspection Reports and Notices of Violation, issues raised by NRC Resident Inspectors and major regulatory issues including open compliance issues and license action requests, and an update on decommissioning planning; and a report by a DCISC Technical Consultant on the September 11–12, 2019 fact-finding visit to DCPP and receive, approve and authorize transmittal of the Fact Finding Report to PG&E
  2. Afternoon Session: (10/24/2019)–1:00 P.M. Comments by Committee members; receive public comments and communications to the Committee; consider further informational presentations from PG&E on topics relating to plant safety and operations, including the current status of programs that monitor human performance and trends in human performance, and an update on plans for relicensing of the DCPP Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI); 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 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, October 21, 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: October 13, 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