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
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)
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 milestones for Safety Review Phases 2, 3B, 4, 5 and 6 are currently under review.

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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013