So, tell me again… Why is RETS/REMP important?
When you think that you know all the answers, then you need to find some new questions.
Members • Ken Sejkora, Entergy • Greg Barley, Progress Energy • John Doroski, Dominion • Bill Eakin, Dominion • Claude Flory, Dominion • Steve Sandike, Entergy • Doug Wahl, Exelon
Purpose • Workshop Oversight • Information Sharing • Position Papers
Workshop Oversight • Scheduling • Format • Guidance for Host Utility
Information Sharing • “Gray Hair University” • Clearinghouse for Questions and Issues • RETS • REMP • ODCM • Meteorology • Etc, etc, etc…
Position Papers • Question Presented to Committee Member • Committee Agreement to Develop Position • “Volunteer” Chosen • Poll Committee, Industry Peers • Consult With NRR, Inspectors
Position Papers (Cont’d) • Draft Position and Obtain Committee Comments • Present Draft Position at Workshop • Incorporate Comments • Final Committee Approval • Post Position to Website
Committee Meetings • Minimum Once per Year (Workshop) • More Often, if Necessary • Telephone, Email
Items for Consideration • Plant Transient Effluent Sampling (in progress) • Guidance for Sampling of 3 Types of Broadleaf Vegetation • Guidance for Use of Long-term Annual Meteorology • Frequency for review of data • Criteria for when to change inputs to dose calculations
Items for Consideration (Cont’d) • Dose Projections: ODCM vs. Tech Spec • ODCM 31-day dose projection • Tech Spec quarterly and annual dose • Air Sampling Guidance • Collection efficiencies (e.g., charcoal cartridges) • Corrections for STP? • Collection outside doghouses in REMP field sampling
Items for Consideration (Cont’d) • Guidance on Washing/Processing of Vegetation Prior to Analysis • Standardized Counting Methods • Gross beta decay times • C-14…???