United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Beaver Valley Power Station - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued on 11/05/2009

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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 below listed PM for the latest information on meetings and status.

Milestones Schedule Date Actual Date
Receive License Renewal (LR) Application 08/27/07 08/28/07
FRN Published- Receipt & Availability 09/24/07 09/24/07
FRN Published – Acceptability/Opportunity for Hearing and Intent/ Environmental Scoping Meeting 10/26/07 10/26/07
FRN Published-Notice of Intent to Conduct Environmental Scoping 11/02/07 11/05/07
Audit - Environmental 11/13/07 11/13/07
Public Meeting - LR Overview & Environmental Scoping 11/27/07 11/27/07
Audit - Scoping & Screening Methodology 12/03/07 12/03/07
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 12/26/07 12/26/07
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 01/02/08 01/07/08
Environmental Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued 02/04/08 02/04/08
Audit - Aging Management Programs (AMPs/TLAAs) 03/03/08 03/03/08
Environmental RAIs - Response Received 03/05/08 03/05/08
Audit - Aging Management Reviews (AMRs) Canceled Canceled
Audit - 3rd Optional AMP/TLAA/AMR TBD* Canceled
Inspection - Regional 06/23/08 06/23/08
Safety RAIs - Issued 06/30/08* 06/30/08
Safety RAI - Responses Received 07/30/08* 07/30/08
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) - Issued 09/17/08 09/23/08
EPA FRN Published - Availability / Comment on draft SEIS 09/25/08 10/03/08
Public Meeting - Draft SEIS 10/30/08* 10/30/08
Public Exit Meeting - Regional Inspections 11/12/08 11/12/08
End of draft SEIS Comment Period 12/17/08 12/17/08
Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Open Items - Issued 12/29/08* 01/09/09
Inspection - Final Optional TBD Canceled
ACRS Subcommittee Meeting on SER with Open Items 02/04/09 02/04/09
SER with Open Items - Responses Received 03/09* 06/04/09
Final SEIS - Issued 05/13/09 05/14/09
EPA FRN Published - Availability of Final SEIS 05/22/09 05/21/09
SER - Issued 05/29/09* 06/08/09
ACRS Full Committee Meeting #1 on SER 07/08/09 07/08/09
ACRS Full Committee Meeting #2 on SER 09/11/09 09/11/09
ACRS Letter – Issued 07/09* 09/16/09
Regional Administrator's letter - Issued TBD 09/28/09
Supplemental SER Issued 09/09 10/06/09
Staff Recommendation to Director, NRR 10/09* 11/02/09
Decision Director NRR - Approval (25 months if no hearing) 11/05/09* 11/05/09

*Revised dates

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Environmental Impact Statements

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2 (NUREG-1437, Supplement 36) Final Report," was published in May 2009. This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at the Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2 regarding the FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company 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 (license renewal), the environmental impacts of alternatives to the proposed action, and potential mitigative measures for reducing or avoiding adverse impacts. It also includes the Staff's preliminary recommendation regarding the proposed action.

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2 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 June 8, 2009, as "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2."

In October 2009, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2" was published as NUREG-1929.

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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 Beaver Valley Power Station

Beaver Valley PMs
License Renewal Kent Howard
Lead Power Plant Nadiyah Morgan

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, April 26, 2013