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Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 12/17/2008

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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 (LR) Application 11/16/06 11/16/06
Federal Register Notice (FRN) Published - Receipt & Availability Review 12/11/06 12/11/06
FRN Published - Acceptability 01/12/07 01/12/07
FRN Published - Opportunity for Hearing and Intent/Environmental Impact Statement 03/14/07 03/14/07
Public Information Meeting - LR Process & Safety Review Overview 04/18/07 04/18/07
Audit - Scoping and Screening Methodology 04/23/07 04/23/07
Environmental Scoping Periods Ends 05/16/07 05/16/07
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petition for Intervention 05/19/07 05/19/07
Audit - Aging Management Programs (AMPs) 05/21/07 05/21/07
Audit - Environmental 06/04/07 06/04/07
Audit - Aging Management Reviews (AMRs) 06/25/07 06/25/07
Environmental Request for Additional Information (RAIs) - Issued 07/13/07 07/13/07
Safety RAIs - Issued 08/17/07 08/17/07
Environmental RAIs - Responses Received 08/12/07 08/08/07
Safety RAI - Responses Received 09/17/07 09/17/07
Inspection - Scoping and Screening/AMP 07/16/07 07/16/07
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Issued 12/11/07 12/11/07
FRN Published - Availability/Comment on draft SEIS 12/21/07 12/21/07
Public Meeting - Draft SEIS 01/30/08 01/30/08
End of Comment Period for the Draft SEIS 03/05/08 03/05/08
Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Open Item(s) - Issued 03/18/08 03/18/08
ACRS Subcommittee Meeting on SER with Open Item(s) 05/07/08 05/07/08
SER Open Item(s) - Response(s) Received 05/18/08 05/30/08
Final SEIS - Issued 08/13/08 08/13/08
SER - Issued 08/21/08 08/21/08
FRN Published - Availability of Final SEIS 08/22/08 08/22/08
ACRS Full Committee Meeting on SER 10/02/08 10/02/08
Decision - Director, NRR 12/17/08 12/17/08

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Environmental Impact Statements

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1 (NUREG-1437, Supplement 33) Final Report," was published in August 2008. This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1 regarding the Carolina Power and Light 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 (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 Staff's recommendation regarding the proposed action.

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Shearon Harris 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 March 18, 2008, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of the Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1." The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML080780632.

In December 2008, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1" was issued as NUREG-1916, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. The report is available in ADAMS under accession numbers ML082340985.

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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.

Public Meetings Related to Environmental Review

Date Description
01/30/08

Meeting to discuss the preliminary results of the environmental review for Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1

04/18/07 Meeting to discuss the license renewal process and environmental scoping for Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1.

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Project Managers for Harris Nuclear Plant

Harris PMs
License Renewal Maurice Heath
Lead Power Plant Marlayna Vaaler
Environmental Samuel Hernandez

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