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Fort Calhoun Station, Unit 1- License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 11/04/2003

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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 01/11/02 01/11/02
FRN Published for Receipt & Acceptability 02/12/02 02/12/02
FRN Published for Acceptance/Rejection/ Opportunity for Hearing of LRA 04/16/02 04/16/02
FRN Published for Intent/Environmental Scoping Mtg 05/10/02 05/10/02
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 05/22/02 05/22/02
Environmental Scoping Meeting 06/18/02 06/18/02
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 07/10/02 07/10/02
Scoping and Screening Methodology Audit Complete 07/16/02 07/11/02
Environmental RAIs Issued 08/02/02 07/16/02
Environmental RAI Responses Received 09/27/02 09/18/02
Safety RAIs Issued 10/11/02 10/11/02
Scoping Inspection Complete 11/08/02 11/08/02
Safety RAI Responses Received 12/20/02 12/19/02
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Issued 01/17/03 01/06/03
FRN Published for Availability/Comment on Draft SEIS 01/17/03 01/06/03
Aging Management Review Inspection Complete 01/24/03 01/23/03
Public Mtg to Discus Draft SEIS 02/26/03 02/26/03
End of Draft SEIS Comment Period 04/10/03 04/10/03
SER with Open Items Issued 04/21/03 04/21/03
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER with Open Items 06/11/03 06/11/03
SER Open Item Responses Received 07/07/03 07/07/03
Final SEIS Issued 08/15/03 08/11/03
FRN Published for Availability of Final SEIS 08/15/03 08/15/03
SER Issued 09/19/03 09/05/03
Regional Administrator's Letter Issued 10/01/03 08/29/03
ACRS Full Committee Mtg on SER 10/01/03 10/01/03
ACRS Letter Issued 10/01/03 10/01/03
Staff Recommendations to Director, NRR 11/14/03 11/04/03
Decision - Director, NRR (license issued, if approved) 11/21/03 11/04/03

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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.

Date Description
10/01/03

Advisory Full-Committee on Reactor Safeguards Meeting to discuss Plant License Renewal (Fort Calhoun Station, Unit 1).

06/11/03 Meeting with Omaha Public Power District to discuss issues related to the Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with open items for the Fort Calhoun Station, Unit 1, License Renewal
05/28/03 05/29/03 Meeting with the Omaha Public Power District to discuss open and confirmatory items for the Fort Calhoun Station, Unit 1, License Renewal review.
02/26/03 Meeting with Omaha Public Power District to discuss the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Fort Calhoun Station Unit 1, License Renewal.
02/20/03 02/21/03 Meeting with the Omaha Public Power District to discuss potential open items identified by the staff as part of its review of the license renewal application for the Fort Calhoun Station Unit 1.
01/23/03 Meeting with the Omaha Public Power District to present the results of the NRC's second inspection (Aging Management Review) of the company's license renewal program at Ft. Calhoun.
11/08/02 Meeting with the Omaha Public Power District to present the results of the NRC's first regional inspection (Scoping and Screening) of the company's license renewal program at Ft. Calhoun.
07/11/02 Meeting with the Omaha Public Power District to discuss the results of the NRC's initial inspection (Scoping Methodology) of the company's license renewal program at Ft. Calhoun.
06/18/02 Meeting to discuss the Environmental Scoping Process for the Ft. Calhoun Station, Unit1, License Renewal Application.
02/13/02 Meeting with the Omaha Public Power District to provide the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff with an overview of the Ft. Calhoun Station, Unit 1, License Renewal Application.

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Environmental Impact Statement

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants," Supplement 12, Regarding Ft. Calhoun Station, Unit 1, was published August 2003.

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Ft. Calhoun Station, Unit1 in support of Omaha Public Power District's 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.

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Ft. Calhoun 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 April 2003, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of Ft. Calhoun Station, Unit 1". The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML031120003.

In July 2003, the report "NUREG-1782, Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Ft. Calhoun Station, Unit 1,"was issued. The report is also available in ADAMS under accession number ML032481209.

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