Diablo Canyon - License Renewal Application
On this page:
- Application Information
- License Renewal Review Schedule
- Safety Evaluation Report
- Public Involvement
- Project Managers for Diablo Canyon
- License Renewal Application
- Applicant's Environmental Report
- Applicant's Environmental Report, Amendment 1
- Applicant's Environmental Report, Amendment 2
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)||11/24/09||11/24/09|
|Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) - LRA availability||12/11/09||12/11/09|
|Publish FRN - acceptance and opportunity for hearing||01/21/10||01/21/10|
|Publish FRN - environmental scoping meeting||01/21/10||01/27/10|
|Audit – Environmental||04/19/10||04/19/10|
|Public Meeting - License Renewal Overview||02/09/10||02/09/10|
|Public Meeting – Environmental Scoping||03/03/10||03/03/10|
|Deadline for filing hearing requests and petitions for intervention||03/22/10||03/22/10|
|Environmental scoping period ends||04/12/10||04/12/10|
|Audit – Scoping & Screening Audit Methodology||03/15/10||03/15/10|
|Audit – Aging Management Programs||04/12/10||04/12/10|
|Issue safety evaluation report (SER) with open items||12/10/10||01/10/11|
|Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee meeting||02/2011||02/09/11|
|Publish Federal Register Notice – Environmental Scoping Meetings||07/2015||07/01/15|
|Public Meeting – Environmental Scoping Meetings||08/2015||08/05/15|
|Environmental Scoping Period Ends||08/2015|
|Audit – Environmental||09/2015|
|Audit – SAMA||09/2015|
|Issue Supplemental Safety Evaluation Report (SER)||08/2016|
|Issue Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)||08/2016|
|Publish EPA FRN – Draft SEIS Available for Comment||08/2016|
|Public Meeting – Draft SEIS Meeting||09/2016|
|End of Draft SEIS Comment Period||10/2016|
|ACRS Subcommittee Meeting||10/2016|
|ACRS Full Committee Meeting||02/2017|
|Issue Final SEIS||05/2017|
|Publish EPA FRN – Availability of Final SEIS||05/2017|
|License Renewal decision||TBD*|
* Pending outcome of adjudicatory hearings and Coastal Zone Management Act consistency certification.
Note: The review schedule was revised as described in the letters below:
- Revised Schedule Letter (April 28, 2015)
- Revised Schedule Letter (May 31, 2011)
- Revised Schedule Letter (February 17, 2011)
- Revised Schedule Letter (October 10, 2010)
- Original Schedule Letter (January 8, 2010)
Safety Evaluation Report
The NRC staff reviewed the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, 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 preliminary findings. The document was issued on January 10, 2011, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2."
Subsequently, on June 2, 2011, the document "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2" was issued.
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.
Meeting to discuss license renewal status and conduct environmental scoping for Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2.
Meeting to discuss environmental scoping for Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2.
Meeting to discuss the license renewal process for Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2.
Project Managers for Diablo Canyon
|Diablo Canyon PMs|
|License Renewal (Environmental)||Michael Wentzel|
|License Renewal (Safety)||Rick Plasse|
|Lead Power Plant||Siva Lingam|