United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Application Review Schedule for the Combined License Application for Grand Gulf, 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 Entergy Operations, Inc. (EOI) submitted to obtain a combined license (COL) for an Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) designated as Grand Gulf, Unit 3.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 02/27/08 - A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
03/03/08 - A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
04/17/08 - A
Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant
05/16/08 - A
Safety Review
Phase 1 - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
12/30/08 - 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 Scoping Summary Report issued
11/26/08 - A
Phase 2 - Draft EIS issued to EPA
Closing down work.
Phase 3 - Response to public comments on draft EIS issued
Phase 4 - Final EIS issued to EPA
Commission or ASLB hold mandatory hearing
Commission decision on issuance of COL application

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