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Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2 - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 06/30/2005

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License Renewal Review Schedule*

* These schedules reflect work plans that are subject to change. Early completion of a milestone may affect the target date of future milestones. Subsequent meetings and comment periods may change based on the revised schedule. This work plan will be updated on a periodic basis. Please see the NRC Public Meetings Page or contact the listed PM for the latest information on meetings and status.

Milestones Schedule Date Actual Date
Receive License Renewal Application 10/15/03 10/15/03
FRN Published for Receipt & Acceptability 10/24/03 10/24/03
FRN Published for Acceptance/Rejection/Opportunity for Hearing of LRA 11/24/03 11/24/03
FRN Published for Intent/Environmental Scoping Mtg 12/22/03 12/22/03
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 12/24/03 12/24/03
Scoping and Screening Methodology Audit Complete 01/20/04 01/23/04
Environmental Scoping Meeting 02/03/04 02/03/04
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 02/20/04 02/20/04
Aging Management Review Audit 03/24/04 03/24/04
Environmental RAIs Issued 03/26/04 03/26/04
Environmental RAI Responses Received 05/14/04 07/15/04
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Issued 09/03/04 08/30/04
FRN published for availability/comment on Draft SEIS 09/03/04 08/30/04
Public Mtg to Discus Draft SEIS 10/21/04 10/21/04
SER withOpen Items Issued 11/05/04 11/05/04
End of Draft SEIS Comment Period 11/17/04 11/24/04
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER with Open Items 12/01/04 12/01/04
SER Open Items Responses Received 12/17/04 12/13/04
Final EIS Issued 04/22/05 04/08/05
FRN published for availability of Final SEIS 04/22/05 04/19/05
SER Issued 04/08/05 04/07/05
ACRS Full Committee Mtg on SER 05/05/05 05/05/05
ACRS Letter Issued 05/05 05/13/05
Staff Recommendation to Director, NRR 07/05/05 06/28/05
Decision -Director, NRR (license issued, if approved) 07/12/05 06/30/05

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Environmental Impact Statements

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants," Supplement 19, Regarding Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2, was published April 2005.

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2 in support of the Entergy application for license renewal of that facility. The supplement was prepared in accordance with10 CFR 51.71. This supplemental environmental impact statement includes the staff's analysis that considers and weighs the environmental effects of the proposed action, the environmental impacts of alternatives to the proposed action, and alternatives available for reducing or avoiding adverse impacts. It also includes the staff's recommendation regarding the proposed actions.

Public Meetings Related to Environmental Review

Date Description
10/21/04 Meeting to discuss the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for license renewal at Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2.
02/03/04 Meeting to discuss the environmental scoping process for Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2, license renewal application.

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2 license renewal application for compliance withthe requirements of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 54, "Requirements for Renewal of Operating Licenses for Nuclear Power Plants," and prepared this report to document its findings. The document was first issued in November 2004, as "Draft Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2". The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML043200228.

In June 2005, the report "Safety Evaluation Report related to the License Renewal of the Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2" was issued as NUREG-1828. The report is also available in ADAMS under accession number ML051730233.

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Public Involvement

The public is encouraged to participate in the reactor license renewal process through public meetings, and public comment periods on rules, renewal guidance, and other documents. The Reactor License Renewal Public Involvement page provides general information to help the public participate.

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Project Managers for Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2

Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2 PMs
License Renewal Gregory Suber
Lead Power Plant Thomas Alexion
Environmental Thomas Kenyon

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