United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Application Review Schedule for the Combined License Application for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4

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 Luminant Generation Company LLC (Luminant) submitted to obtain a combined license (COL) for two United States Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (US-APWR) designated as Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 09/19/08 - A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
09/22/08 - A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
12/02/08 - A
Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant
03/16/09 - A
Safety Review
Phase 1 - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
10/09/09 - A
Phase 2 - SER with Open Items issued
Phase 3 - ACRS Review of SER with Open Items Complete
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
07/02/09 - A
Phase 2 - Draft EIS Complete
08/06/10 - A
Phase 3 - Public Comment Period for DEIS ends
10/27/10 - A
Phase 4 - Final EIS issued
05/13/11 - A
Commission hold mandatory hearing
Commission decision on issuance of COL application

On November 7, 2013, Luminant informed the staff that it plans to suspend all reviews associated with the COLA by March 31, 2014.

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, December 05, 2013