United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Application Review Schedule for the Combined License Application for Calvert Cliffs, Unit 3

The following table summarizes the key milestones in the schedule that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has established for its review of the application that Calvert Cliffs 3 Nuclear Project, LLC and UniStar Nuclear Operating Services, LLC submitted to obtain a combined license (COL) for an AREVA U.S. Evolutionary Power Reactor (U.S. EPR) designated as Calvert Cliffs, Unit 3.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 07/13/07 &
03/14/08 - A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
07/16/07 &
04/01/08 - A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
01/25/08 &
06/03/08 - A
Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant
07/14/09 - A
Safety Review*
Phase 1 - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
04/12/10 - A
Phase 2 - SER with Open Items issued
10/2013 - A
Phase 3A - ACRS Review of SER with Open Items Complete (early chapters)
02/19/10 - A
Phase 3B - ACRS Review of SER with Open Items Complete (late chapters)
12/2013 - A
Phase 4 - Advanced SER with no Open Items Issued
Phase 5 - ACRS Review of SER with no Open Items Complete
Phase 6 - Final SER Issued
Environmental Review
Phase 1 - Environmental impact statement (EIS) summary report issued
10/06/08 - A
Phase 2 - Draft EIS issued to EPA
04/16/10 - A
Phase 3 - Response to public comments on draft EIS resolved
08/27/10 - A
Phase 4 - Final EIS issued to EPA
05/13/11 - A
Commission or ASLB hold mandatory hearing
Commission decision on issuance of COL application

* The target milestone dates for Safety Review Phases 4, 5 and 6 have been marked as "TBD" because the review of the UniStar's COL application has been suspended till further notice per the applicant's request.

Information on Federal Register notices for receipt of the application and opportunity to request a hearing or petition to intervene can be found on the Hearing Opportunities page.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, April 23, 2015