United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. EPR 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. EPR.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target (Rev 5) - T
Received design certification application 12/11/07 - A
Acceptance Review
Federal Register Notice (FRN) published for receipt and availability 01/02/08 - A
FRN published announcing acceptance 02/25/08 - A
Review schedule published (through Phase 6) 03/26/08 - A
Safety Review
Phase 1 - Preliminary Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) issued to applicant 01/28/09 - A
Phase 2 - SER with Open Items issued 02/09/12 - A
Phase 3 - Response to ACRS regarding SER with Open Items issued 05/18/12 - A
Phase 4 - Advanced SER with no Open Items issued *
Phase 5 - Response to ACRS regarding SER with no Open Items issued *
Phase 6 - Final SER issued *
Issue proposed rule  
Issue final draft rule  
Issue final rule *

* The actual schedule assumes the applicant's ability to support the established review schedule by providing the necessary information for staff to complete the review. The schedule for this design certification review will be re-established based on the applicant's response to the staff's July 2, 2013 letter.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, July 19, 2013