United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

US-APWR Application Review Schedule

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 design certification application for the U.S. Advanced Pressurized-Water Reactor (US-APWR).

Key Milestones Completion Date
(Actual - A)
Application
Received design certification application 12/31/07 - A
 
Acceptance Review
Issue acknowledgement letter to applicant 01/14/08 - A
Publish Federal Register Notice of receipt of application 01/18/08 - A
Issue acceptance letter to applicant 02/29/08 - A
Publish Federal Register Notice of docketing of application 03/10/08 - A
 
Safety Review
Phase 1 - Preliminary Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) issued to applicant 06/09 - A
Phase 2 - SER with Open Items issued TBD*
Phase 3 - Response to ACRS regarding SER with Open Items issued TBD*
Phase 4 - Advanced SER with no Open Items issued TBD*
Phase 5 - Response to ACRS regarding SER with no Open Items issued TBD*
Phase 6 - Final SER issued TBD*
 
Rulemaking
Issue proposed rule TBD*
Issue final draft rule TBD*
Issue final rule TBD*

* Review deferred at applicant request, MHI letter dated November 5, 2013.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, December 12, 2013