Duane Arnold Energy Center - License Renewal Application
Renewed License Issued on 12/16/2010
On this page:
- Application Information
- License Renewal Review Schedule
- Environmental Impact Statement
- Safety Evaluation Report
- Public Involvement
- Project Managers for Duane Arnold Energy Center
- License Renewal Application
- Applicant's Environmental Report
- License Renewal Application, Supplement 1, January 23, 2009
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)||10/01/08||10/01/08|
|Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) - LRA availability||11/17/08||11/17/08|
|Publish FRN - acceptance/rejection and opportunity for hearing||02/17/09||02/17/09|
|Publish FRN - environmental scoping meeting||03/24/09||03/24/09|
|Deadline for filing hearing request and petition for intervention||04/20/09||04/20/09|
|Public Meeting License Renewal Overview and Environmental Scoping meeting||04/22/09||04/22/09|
|Environmental scoping period ends||05/25/09||05/25/09|
|Audit – Environmental||06/15/09||06/15/09|
|Audit – Scoping & Screening Audit Methodology||08/24/09||08/24/09|
|Audit – Aging Management Programs||08/10/09||08/10/09|
|Publish FRN - draft SEIS available for comments||01/29/10||02/19/10|
|Public Meeting - draft SEIS meeting||03/31/10||03/31/10|
|Issue safety evaluation report (SER) with open items||05/10/10||05/07/10|
|End of draft SEIS comment period||04/19/10||04/19/10|
|Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee meeting||06/08/10||06/08/10|
|Issue final SER||09/03/10||09/02/10|
|ACRS full committee meeting||10/07/10||10/07/10|
|Issue final SEIS||10/08/10||10/07/10|
|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published - availability of final SEIS||10/15/10||10/15/10|
|Commission decision (30 months if hearing)||12/16/10||12/16/10|
Environmental Impact Statement
NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Duane Arnold Energy Center (NUREG-1437, Supplement 42) Final Report," was published in October 2010. This supplement documents the NRC's review of the environmental issues at Duane Arnold Energy Center, regarding the NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC application for license renewal of that facility. The supplement was prepared in accordance with 10 CFR 51.71 and 10 CRF 51.91. This supplemental environmental impact statement includes the NRC’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’s recommendation regarding the proposed action.
Safety Evaluation Report
The NRC staff reviewed the Duane Arnold Energy Center 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 May 7, 2010, as "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Duane Arnold Energy Center."
Subsequently, on September 2, 2010 the document "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Duane Arnold Energy Center" was issued.
In November 2010, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Duane Arnold Energy Center" was issued as NUREG-1955.
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.
Public Meetings Related to Environmental Review
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Meeting to discuss the environmental scoping process for the License Renewal review of the Duane Arnold Energy Center.
Project Managers for Duane Arnold Energy Center
|Duane Arnold Energy Center PMs|
|License Renewal||Brian Harris|
|License Renewal||Jeremy Susco|
|Lead Power Plant||Peter Tam|