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Brunswick Steam Electric Plant - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 06/26/2006

Photograph of Brunswick Plant

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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 (LR) Application 10/25/04 10/18/04
FRN Published for Receipt and Availability 11/04/04 11/18/04
Public Information Mtg - LR Process & Safety Review Overview 11/04/04 11/04/04
FRN Published for Acceptance/Rejection and Opportunity for Hearing 11/26/04 12/06/04
FRN Published for Intent/Environmental Scoping Mtg 01/07/05 01/12/05
Public Mtg - Environmental Scoping 01/27/05 01/27/05
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 02/04/05 02/04/05
Public Exit Mtg - Scoping & Screening Methodology Audit 03/04/05 03/04/05
Public Exit Mtg - Aging Management Program (AMP)/Aging Management Review (AMR) Audit 03/04/05 03/04/05
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 03/11/05 03/11/05
Environmental Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued 04/01/05 02/24/05
Environmental RAIs - Responses Received 05/20/05 04/21/05
Safety RAIs - Issued 06/03/05 05/18/05
Safety RAIs - Responses Received 07/01/05 06/14/05
Publc Exit Mtg - Scoping & Screeing/AMP Inspections 06/24/05 06/24/05
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Issued 09/09/05 08/30/05
FRN Published for Availability/Comment on Draft SEIS 09/16/05 09/07/05
Public Mtg - To Discuss Draft SEIS 10/18/05 10/18/05
End of Draft SEIS Comment Period 12/02/05 12/02/05
Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Open Item(s)Issued 12/23/05 12/20/05
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER with Open Item(s) 02/08/06 02/08/09
SER Open Item(s) - Response(s) Received 02/20/06 01/19/06
Final SEIS Issued 04/21/06 04/14/06
SER Issued 04/04/06 03/31/06
ACRS Full Committee Mtg on SER 05/---/06 05/04/06
Decision - Director, NRR (license issued, if approved and no hearing is granted - 22 months) 06/25/06 06/25/06

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Environmental Impact Statements

NUREG-1437 ,"Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, " Supplement 25 , Regarding Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, was published April 2006.

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Brunswickin support of the Carolina Power & Light Company (CP&L)application for license renewal of that facility. The supplement was prepared in accordance with 10 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
01/27/05 Meeting to discuss the environmental scoping process for Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 & 2, license renewal application.

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Brunswick license renewal application for compliance with the 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 issued in December 2005, as "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2". The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML053550324.

In June 2006, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2 " was issued as NUREG-1856. The report is available in ADAMS under accession numbers ML061730123 and ML061730129.

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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 Brunswick

Brunswick Steam Electric Plant PMs
License Renewal S. K. Mitra
Lead Power Plant B. Mozafari
Environmental Richard Emch

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