United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Application Review Schedule for the Combined License Application for River Bend Station, 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 River Bend Station, Unit 3.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 09/25/08 - A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
10/01/08 - A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
12/04/08 - A
Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant
Suspended
Safety Review
Phase 1 - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
Suspended
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
Suspended
Phase 2 - Draft EIS issued to EPA
 
Phase 3 - Response to public comments on draft EIS issued
 
Phase 4 - Final EIS issued to EPA
 
Hearing
Commission or ASLB hold mandatory hearing
 
License
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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013