United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Callaway Plant, Unit 1 – License Renewal Application

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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 application (LRA) 12/19/11 12/19/11
Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) – LRA availability 01/2012 01/03/12
Publish FRN – acceptance/rejection and opportunity for hearing 02/2012 02/24/12
Publish FRN – environmental scoping meeting 02/2012 02/24/12
Public Meeting – License Renewal Overview and Environmental Scoping meeting 03/14/12 03/14/12 
Deadline for filing hearing requests and petitions for intervention 04/24/12 04/24/12
Environmental scoping period ends 04/24/12  04/24/12
Audit – Scoping & Screening Audit Methodology 04/16/12 04/16/12
Audit – Aging Management Programs 04/30/12 04/30/12
Audit – Environmental 05/22/12 05/22/12
Issue safety evaluation report (SER) with open items 04/2013 04/23/13
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee meeting 05/2014 05/22/14
Issue draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) 02/2014 02/12/14
Publish FRN – draft SEIS available for comments 02/2014 02/21/14
Public Meeting – draft SEIS meeting 03/2014 03/19/14 
End of draft SEIS comment period 04/2014 04/07/14 
Issue final SER 09/2014 08/21/14
ACRS full committee meeting 10/2014  
Issue final SEIS 11/2014 10/29/14
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published – availability of final SEIS 11/2014  
Decision – Director, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (22 months if no hearing) TBD  
Commission decision (30 months if hearing) TBD  

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Callaway Plant, Unit 1, 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 on April 23, 2013, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of Callaway Plant, Unit 1."

On August 21, 2014, the “Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Callaway Plant, Unit 1" was issued.

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Environmental Impact Statement

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Callaway Plant, Unit 1 (NUREG-1437, Supplement 51) Final Report," was published in October 2014. This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Callaway Plant, Unit 1 regarding the Ameren 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 NRC 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 NRC staff's recommendation regarding the proposed action.

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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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Date Description
03/14/2012

Meeting to discuss the license renewal process and environmental scoping for Callaway Plant.

03/19/2014

Meeting to discuss the preliminary results of the environmental review for Callaway Plant.

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Project Managers for Callaway Plant

Callaway Plant, Unit 1 PMs
License Renewal (Safety) John Daily
License Renewal (Environmental) Tam Tran
Lead Power Plant Fred Lyon

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, November 04, 2014