United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Early Site Permit Application - PSEG Site

PSEG Power, LLC, and PSEG Nuclear, LLC (PSEG) submitted an application for an early site permit (ESP) for PSEG Site on May 25, 2010. This application uses the Plant Parameter Envelope (PPE) approach which means no reactor design has been selected. The application includes a complete and integrated emergency plan, and does not include a Limited Work Authorization (LWA). For details (including the application, related review schedule, and associated staff documentation), see the following topics on this page:

Application Information

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The following table provides access to the ESP Application that PSEG Power, LLC, and PSEG Nuclear, LLC (PSEG) submitted for PSEG Site.

Part Description Revision
1 Administrative Information Rev. 2
Rev. 1
Rev. 0
2 Site Safety Analysis Report (SSAR) Rev. 2
Rev. 1
Rev. 0
Quality Assurance Program Document (Relates to SSAR, Chapter 17) Rev. 1
Rev. 0
3 Environmental Report Rev. 2
Rev. 1
Rev. 0
4 Site Redress Plan Rev. 0
5 Emergency Plan Rev. 2
Rev. 1
Rev. 0
6 Sensitive Information [This part contains information that is withheld from the public per 10 CFR 2.390]  

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Review Schedule

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 05/25/10 - A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
06/03/10 - A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
08/04/10 - A
Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant
11/29/10 - A
Safety Review
Phase A - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) and Supplemental RAIs issued
09/2013 - A
Phase B - Advanced Safety Evaluation (SE) with no Open Items developed
In Evaluation*
Phase C - ACRS meeting on Advanced SE
In Evaluation*
Phase D - Final Safety Evaluation Report (SER) issued
In Evaluation*
Environmental Review
Phase 1 - Scoping Period Ends
12/2010 - A
Phase 2 - Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) issued to EPA
06/2014 - T
Phase 3 - Public comment period for Draft EIS ends
08/2014 - T
Phase 4 - Final EIS issued to EPA
05/2015 - T
Hearing
Commission or ASLB hold mandatory hearing
 
License
Commission decision on issuance of Early Site Permit
 

* Based on NRC letter to PSEG dated March 5, 2014, titled "Letter to PSEG - PSEG Site Early Site Permit Application Hydrology Review"

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Applicant Documents

The following table provides access to the documents that PSEG Power, LLC, and PSEG Nuclear, LLC (PSEG) submitted for PSEG Site.

Date Description
03/27/13 Cover Letter - Submittal of Revision 2 of the Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site
06/11/12 Cover Letter - Re-Submittal of Revision 1 of the Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site
05/21/12 Cover Letter - Submittal of Revision 1 of the Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site
09/10/10 Letter to NRC - Early Site Permit Application Online Reference Portal (Response to NRC Letter on the Subject, Dated 08/23/10)
09/08/10 Letter to NRC - Federal Consistency Determination by State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
08/18/10 Letter to NRC - Service of Notice of Availability of an Application for an Early Site Permit
07/29/10 Cover letter - Offsite Radiological Emergency Response Plans for the Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site - Revised State of Maryland Offsite Radiological Emergency Response Plans, Rev. June 2010
07/29/10 Supplement: Submittal of Revision to Site Safety Analysis Report Section 13.6 in Support of Early Site Permit Application for PSEG Site
07/07/10 Supplement: Submittal of Initial Radionuclide Concentrations Used in Radioactive Transport Analysis in Support of Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site
07/06/10 Supplement: Cover letter - Submittal of Meteorological Data in Support of Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site (Data in ASCII Text Data File format)
06/22/10 Supplement: Submittal of Meteorological Data in Support of Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site (Data in EXCEL Spreadsheet format)
06/09/10 Documents in support of Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site - Cultural and Historic Resource Reports
06/04/10 Document in Support of Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site - Alternative Site Evaluation Study
05/25/10 Cover letter - PSEG Power, LLC, Application for Early Site Permit for the PSEG Site
05/25/10 Cover letter - PSEG Power, LLC, Offsite Radiological Emergency Response Plans for the Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site
05/25/10 Cover letter - PSEG Power, LLC, Quality Assurance Program Document for the Early Site Permit Application for the PSEG Site
02/11/10 Letter to NRC - Early Site Permit Application Expected Submission Date

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NRC Documents

This section lists documents in which the staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) sent documents to PSEG Power, LLC, and PSEG Nuclear, LLC (PSEG) in conjunction with PSEG Power, LLC, and PSEG Nuclear, LLC (PSEG) application to obtain an early site permit (ESP) for the PSEG site.

Date Description
03/05/14 Letter to PSEG - PSEG Site Early Site Permit Application Hydrology Review
09/12/13 Change in Schedule of PSEG Site Early Site Permit Application Review
05/31/12 Change in Schedule of PSEG Site Early Site Permit Application Review
12/23/11 Change in Schedule of PSEG Site Early Site Permit Application Review
11/01/11 Scoping Summary Report - Environmental Impact Statement Scoping Process
11/29/10 Summary of the Public Scoping Meetings Conducted for the Environmental Review Process for the PSEG Site Early Site Permit Application
11/29/10 Letter to PSEG - PSEG Site Early Site Permit Application Review Schedule
11/08/10 Notice Of Hearing, Opportunity to Petition for Leave to Intervene, and Associated Order: Letter to PSEG, and Federal Register Notice (Published in the Federal Register on 11/08/10)
10/08/10 Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Conduct Scoping: Letter to PSEG, and Federal Register Notice (Published in the Federal Register on 10/15/10)
08/23/10 Letter to PSEG - PSEG Early Site Permit Application Online Reference Portal
08/04/10 Acceptance Review for an Early Site Permit Application for PSEG Site, and Federal Register Notice of Acceptance for Docketing (Published in the Federal Register on 8/13/10)
06/14/10 Acknowledgment of Receipt of the Early Site Permit Application for PSEG Site and Associated Federal Register Notice (Published in the Federal Register on 6/18/10)

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Requests for Additional Information

The links below provide access to requests for additional information (RAIs) that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued in connection with its review of the application that PSEG submitted to obtain an Early Site Permit (ESP) for the PSEG Site. The purpose of these RAIs is to obtain all of the information that the NRC staff deems necessary to resolve any safety or environmental issues that are not adequately addressed in the application. Consequently, the applicant's responses to RAIs become supplements to the initial application. For details, see the following categories of RAIs:

All safety-related RAIs and the applicant's related responses can be viewed and downloaded by clicking on the eRAI Safety Report.

All RAIs pertaining to the environmental review and the applicant's subsequent responses can be viewed and downloaded by clicking on the eRAI Environmental Report.

Note that some RAIs and related responses may not be publicly available because they contain sensitive information.

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Contacts

Contacts for the PSEG Site ESP Application
Safety Project Manager Prosanta Chowdhury
Environmental Project Manager Allen Fetter
Contact a Public Affairs Officer

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, March 18, 2014