United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

D.C. Cook Nuclear Plant - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 08/30/2005

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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 11/03/03 10/31/03
FRN Published for Receipt & Acceptability 11/10/03 11/10/03
FRN Published for Acceptance/Rejection/Opportunity for Hearing of LRA 12/10/03 12/10/03
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 01/12/04 01/12/04
Scoping and Screening Methodology Audit Complete 01/16/04 01/16/04
FRN Published for Intent/Environmental Scoping Mtg 02/06/04 02/06/04
Environmental Scoping Meeting 03/08/04 03/08/04
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 04/06/04 04/06/04
Environmental RAIs Issued 05/05/04 03/18/04
Environmental RAIs Responses Received 06/04/04 05/17/04
Draft SEIS Issued 09/24/04 09/24/04
Public Meeting to Discuss Draft SEIS 11/09/04 11/09/04
End of Draft SEIS Comment Period 12/08/04 12/08/04
SER with Open Items Issued 12/21/04 12/21/04
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER with Open Items 02/09/05 02/09/05
SER Open Items Responses Received 02/16/05 03/02/04
Final SEIS Issued 05/13/05 04/29/05
SER Issued 05/30/05 05/29/05
ACRS Full Committee Mtg on SER 07/06/05 07/06/05
ACRS Letter Issued 07/05/05 07/18/05
Staff Recommendation to Director, NRR 08/31/05 08/22/05
Decision -Director, NRR (license issued, if approved) 09/09/05 08/30/05

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Environmental Impact Statements

NUREG-1437,"Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants," Final Supplement 20, Regarding D.C. Cook Nuclear Plant, was published May 2005.

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at D.C. Cookin support of the Indiana Michigan Power 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, 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
11/09/04 Meeting to discuss the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for license renewal at Donald C. Cook, Units 1 & 2.
03/08/04 Meeting to discuss the environmental scoping process for Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2, license renewal application.

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Safety Evaluation Report

In May 2005, the report "Safety Evaluation Report related to the License Renewal of the Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2" was issued as NUREG-1831. The report is also available in ADAMS under accession number ML052230442.

The NRC staff reviewed the Cook 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 first issued in December 2004, as "Draft Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2". The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML043570539.

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Public Involvement

The public isencouraged 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 D.C. Cook Nuclear Plant

D. C. Cook Nuclear Plant PMs
License Renewal Jonathan Rowley
Lead Power Plant Mohammed Shuaibi
Environmental William Dam

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