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    Committee's Actions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

      The Committee’s safety review activities have not been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Committee has continued with all its previously scheduled activities using teleconference capabilities and social distancing when required. These activities include, but are not limited to, conducting fact-finding meetings with Diablo Canyon Power Plant personnel and monitoring Diablo Canyon’s actions in response to the coronavirus. The Committee expects to be able to report at its next public meeting scheduled for October 22-23, 2020, on the measures taken by Diablo Canyon to protect plant personnel and to continue the safe operation of the power plant.

DIABLO CANYON
INDEPENDENT SAFETY COMMITTEE

(www.dcisc.org)

        Committee Members: Robert J. Budnitz
Peter Lam
Per F. Peterson

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AGENDA
Thursday & Friday, October 22-23, 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 Wednesday, October 21, 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, October 19, 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 - 10/22/2020 – 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 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, Retention Tier 2 Update, COVID-19 Pandemic, Unit 1 Outage Activities, Recent Wildfires, Recent Human Performance in Operations and other Station Activities Since the DCISC July 2020 Public Meeting.
      2. 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 Amendment Requests. And Other Significant Regulatory Issues/Requests.
      3. Cause and Corrective Action for the February 2020 Unit 2 Forced Outage to Repair the Rod Control System.
V ADJOURN MORNING MEETING

Afternoon Session – 10/22/2020 - 1:30 P.M.
   
VI RECONVENE FOR AFTERNOON MEETING
VII COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS
VIII 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.
IX INFORMATION ITEMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE (Cont'd.)
      2. Informational Presentations Requested by the Committee of PG&E Representatives:
      4. State of the Plant Update including Key Events, Highlights, Organizational Changes, and Station Activities since DCISC’s February 2020 Public Meeting.
X INFORMATIONAL DISCUSSION BY DCISC MEMBERS & TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS
      1. Committee Discussion on Spent Fuel Pool Risk Evaluation And Possible Recommendation.
XI INFORMATION ITEMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE (Cont'd.)
      3. Informational Presentations Requested by the Committee of PG&E Representatives:
      5. Update on Emergency Preparedness Programs Including Changes Made in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
XII ADJOURN AFTERNOON MEETING
Morning Session - 10/23/2020 - 8:30 A.M.
XIII RECONVENE FOR EVENING MEETING
XIV COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS
XV 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.
XVI ACTION ITEMS
      1. DCISC 30th Annual Report on Safety of Diablo Canyon Operations; July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020. Discussion/Approval
      2. Update on Financial Matters and Committee Activities during 2020-2021. Discussion/Action
      3. Discussion of Open Items List. Discussion/Action
XVII 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.
      2. Documents Provided to the Committee.
XVIII INFORMATIONAL DISCUSSION BY REPRESENTATIVE OF THE DIABLO CANYON DECOMMISSIONING ENGAGEMENT PANEL
      1. Update on the Activities of the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel.
XIX TECHNICAL CONSULTANT & LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT; RECEIVE, APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL OF FACT-FINDING REPORT TO PG&E
      1. Consultant R. Ferman Wardell.
Fact-finding Topics; Report on and Approval of July 21-22, 2020 Fact Finding Report.
      2. Robert Rathie:
Administrative, Regulatory, including CPUC Interactions, and Legal Matters.
XX ADJOURN EVENING MEETING
Afternoon Session - 10/23/2020 - 1:15 P.M.
XXI RECONVENE FOR AFTERNOON 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 TECHNICAL CONSULTANT REPORTS; RECEIVE, APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL OF FACT-FINDING REPORTS TO PG&E
      3. Consultant Richard D. McWhorter Jr:
Fact-finding Topics; Report on and Approval of the August 19-20. 2020 Fact Finding Report.
      4. Consultant R. Ferman Wardell.
Fact-finding Topics; Report on and Approval of September 9-10, 2020 Fact Finding Report.
XXV APPROVAL OF MINUTES
      1. Minutes of July 1-2, 2020, Meeting.
XXVI CONCLUDING REMARKS & DISCUSSION BY COMMITTEE MEMBERSOF FUTURE DCISC ACTIVITIES
      1. Future Actions by the Committee.
      2. Further Information to Obtain/Review.
      3. Scheduling of Future Site Visits,
Study Sessions and Meetings.
XXVII ADJOURNMENT OF NINETY-SEVENTH PUBLIC MEETING
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