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B COMMITTEE MEETINGS FIRST MEETING, JAN. 9-11, 1995 Washington, D.C. AGENDA Monday Jan. 9 Executive Session 8:00 a.m. BrealcLast 8:30 Welcome and ~ntroduchons (Fred Basolo, study committee chairs 8:45 Background to study and discussion of charge (Douglas Raber, National Research Council) 9:15 Bias and conflict of interest discussion (Pau] Air, NRC) 10:15 Break Open Session 10:30 10:45 Overview of DOE spent filets and the motivations for processing them Discussion leaders: Rip Anderson, Sandia; Tracy Rudisill, Savannah River; Al Pajunen, Hanford Lunch Overview of ANE's proposal to ameliorate the current status of DOE spent filet (Alan DOE e~ectahons for this study (Bill Magwood, DOE) i2:30 i:30 2:00 4:00 s 30 6:00 Teresa Jan. 10 Open Session 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8 30 10:00 10:~5 i1:00 , . Schriesheim, Charles Till, and/or Yoon Chang, Argonne) Technical description of ANE proposal (Jim Laidler, Chuck McPheeters, John Ackerman, Eddie Gay, Argonne) Open discussion of the ANE proposal and the reasonableness of an electrometallurg~cal approach to treating DOE spent fuel Adjourn for day Reception and dinner for committee Discussion of Me history and current state of electrometaBurgica] technology as it applies to DOE spent filet; identification of potential obstacles facing the use of such techniques for treating DOE spent fuel and consequent R&D needs Discussion leaders: Milt [evenson, BechteZ Power Corp. (ret.J; Mel Coops, Lawrence Livermore (ret.) Break SuIruna~ of Me ongoing CISAC reactor pane] study on disposal of plutonium (John Ahearne, Sigma Xi) Open discussion on non-technical obstacles to an electrometallurgical approach - B-1

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12:30 1:30 3:30 Executive Session 4 00 Wednesday. Jan. 11 Executive Session s:00 8:30 9:30 10:15 10:30 1 ~ :30 12: IS 1:00 2:30 3:00 4:00 5:00 5:30 S:45 Lunch Committee questioning of speakers and guests Final Noughts (Fred Basolo, Bill Magwood) Break Committee reaction to briefings and discussions; identify list of issues for the committee's hill study and additional information needs. Working Conner for committee Breakfast Reactions to ANE proposal Thoughts on state of R&D Break Reasonableness ofthe technology for the waste form problem Institutional hurdles Lunch Identify consensus statements for intend report Outline intend report Break-out sessions to draPc sections of mtenm report; e.g., -- group to comment on the motivations for treating DOE spent Eel -- group to cogent on state of the electrometallurgy and of necessary R&D -- group to comment on appropriateness of DOE pursuing this course Discussion of draft sections Plans for finalizing the interim report Discuss remainder of the study and its schedule Adjoum GUESTS AND SPEAKERS John P. Ackerman, Argonne National Laboratory lames Adams, Safe Energy Communication Council John F. Sheave, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society Harry Alter, U.S. Deparunent of Energy D.R. "Rip" Anderson, Sandia National Laboratones Yoon Chafing, Argonne National Laboratory Melon Coops, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (retired) Michael P. French, U.S. Department of Energy Eddie C. Gay, Argonne Nabona1 Laboratory Eli I. Goodman, U.S. Department of Energy Darue! Homer, Nuclear Control Institute Ray A. Hunter, U.S. Deponent of Energy B-2

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lo Husbands, National Academy of Sciences lames Labeler, Argonne Nat~onal Laboratory Terry R. Lash, U.S. Deponent of Energy Milton Levenson, Bechtel Power Corporation (retired) Bill Magavern, Public Citizen William Magwood, U.S. Department of Energy Charles C. McPheeters, Argonne National Laboratory Albert Pajunen, Westinghouse Hanford Company Tracy Rudisill, Westinghouse Savannah River Co. Alan Schriesheim, Argonne Nat~onal Laboratory Karyan~! Thomas, National Research Council Charles E. Till, Argonne National Laboratory SECOND MEETING, FEB. 13-14, 1995 Chicago, Ill. AGENDA Monday Feb. 13 Executive Session 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:30 Outcome of intern report 8:45 Agenda for Argonne visit, Issues and open questions for ANE visit 1 1:30 Clinch 12:15 Travel to ANE 1:00 ANE visit 5 :30 Return from Argonne 6:30 Dinner in hotel Tuesday" Feb. 14 Open Session S:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:30 Presentai~on by Dan Moaner, Nuclear Control Astute 9:00 Open discussion of possible shortcomings to an electrometaIlurgical approach, possible alte~nauves, and the DOE Technology 1ntegraiion Plan 12:00 Lunch Closed Session ~ :00 Committee discussion: goals for Me final report; plans for next meeting 3:00 (approx.) Adjoum B-3

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GUESTS AND SPEAKERS Harry Alter, U.S. Depar~nentofEnergy Bill D. Burch, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (retired) Jerry Goon, The Rocket~yne Division, Rockwell International Harry Harmon, Westinghouse Savannah River Co. Daniel Homer, Nuclear Control Institute James Bawler, Argonne National Laboratory W.B. Sumner, Westinghouse Savannah River Co. THIRD MEETING, MARCH 23-24, 1995 Idaho Falls, Idaho AGENDA Thursday March 23 Closed Session 7:45 a.m. Meet In lobby of Shilo Inn for committee tour of He Argonne-West facilities. Breakfast on own. 7:00 p.m. Committee clinger at Shilo En restaurant Friday March 24 Open Session 7:30 a.m. Breakfast 8:00 Presentation by Rob Rechard, Sandia National Laboratories Direct clisposal and other issues 8:30 Presentation by Grant Culley, Westinghouse Hanford Co. Status andplans for N-reactorf~e] 9:00 Presentation by Al Hostess, INEL Status anc! plans forfi'els stored at INEL 9:30 Presentation by Beatrice Braids ford, Snake River Alliance Community concerns about the electrorefining process 9:45 Discussion 10:15 Break 1:15 1:30 2:00 2:30 Closet! Session 10:30 Committee discussion of meeting goals I 1:15 Discussion of draft advantages, disadvantages, and open issues (lunch at I 1:45) Report on Lawrence Livermore's classified study of proliferation potential of electrorefin~ng Discussion of other correspondence List points of agreement on advantages and/or disadvantages List open issues within committee's purview BE

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3:00 3:15 4:15 5:00 5:30 Ham Alter, U.S. Department of Energy John Baker, U.S. Department of Energy Beatrice Bra~Isford, Snake River Alliance Yoon Chang, Argonne National Laboratory Grant Culley, Westinghouse Hanford Company Jim Laidler, Argonne National Laboratory Gary McDaniel, Lockheed Idaho Technology Co. Rob Rechard, Sandia National Laboratories Break Develop plans for addressing open issues (see also the attached list) Develop rough outline of final report Agree on wring assignments and timel~ne for finishing this project Adjoum GUESTS AND SPEAKERS FOURTH MEETING, APRIL 27-28, 1995 Washington, D.C. AGENDA Thursday. April 27 Closed Session S:00 a.m. Breakfast ~ meeting room 8:30 Update on DOE's pearls and interest In a foDow-on study 9:00 Acceptallce/modificahon of meeting agenda; agreement on meeting goals Open Session 9:30 10:00 10:30 Presentation by Steve Gomberg, DOE Office of Civilian Waste Remediation Waste form requirements and the process of their development Discussion Break Closer! Session 10:45 Discussion of Ray Wymer's ApnT 20th letter to the committee (handout); Feedback on writing assignments from Idaho meeting 12:30 1:15 3:00 Lunch Formulation of major conclusions and recommendations Break-out writing groups. - Task 1 is to develop outlines for the chapters assigned to He group - Task 2 is to piece together complete drafts B-S

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5:~5 5:30 6:00 FndaY. April 28 Closed Session S:OOa.m. 8:30 9:00 12:30 1:30 4:00 Harry Alter, U.S. Department of Energy Anna Aunlio, U.S. Public Interest Research Group Steve Gomberg, U.S. Deparunent of Energy Adjoum Reception In Members' Room, Nations Academy of Sciences Dinner, Members' Room (joined by Ray Wymer) Breakfast in meeting room Progress reports from break-out groups, presenting outlines and major points for each chapter; identify gaps In draft matenal and conclusions in need of better substantiation Break-out writing sessions continue Lunch (working lunch if desired) (Plenary session) - Reports from break-out groups - List points to be covered In Chapter - Develop plans to finalize report Adjoum GUESTS AND SPEAKERS B-6