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Design Certification Application Review - U.S. EPR

U.S. EPR
Who:   AREVA NP, Inc.

What:   Application for Standard Design Certification for the U.S. EPR, a 4500-MWt pressurized-water reactor.

When:   AREVA NP, Inc. submitted the Standard Design Certification Application on December 11, 2007. The staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is currently performing a detailed review of that application.

Where:   See our map showing locations of projected new nuclear power reactors.

For additional detail, see the following related pages:

For information on the combined license (COL) application referencing the U.S. EPR design, please see the Combined License Applications for New Reactors.

Contacts for U.S. EPR Design Certification
Lead Project Manager George Wunder
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