United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2- License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 01/15/2002

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License Renewal Review Schedule

Milestones Schedule Date Actual Date
Receive License Renewal Application 03/01/00 03/01/00
FRN Published for Receipt & Acceptability 03/15/00 03/10/00
FRN Published for Acceptance/Rejection/ Opportunity for Hearing of LRA 03/30/00 04/03/00
FRN Published for Intent/Environmental Scoping Mtg 03/30/00 04/12/00
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 05/01/00 05/03/00
Environmental Scoping Meeting 05/15/00 05/10/00
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 06/09/00 06/09/00
Environmental RAIs Issued 07/17/00 06/23/00
Safety RAIs Issued 07/28/00 07/28/00
Environmental RAI Responses Received 09/18/00 08/31/00
Safety RAI Responses Received 10/11/00 10/10/00
Scoping Inspection Complete 10/31/00 09/15/00
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Issued 01/05/00 11/03/00
FRN Published for Availability/Comment on Draft SEIS 01/05/00 11/03/00
SER with Open Items Issued 02/08/01 02/07/01
Public Mtg to Discus Draft SEIS 02/12/01 12/12/00
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER with Open Items 03/28/01 03/28/01
ACRS Full Committee Mtg on SER with Open Items 04/05/01 04/05/01
Aging Management Review Inspection Complete 03/16/01 03/16/01
End of Draft SEIS Comment Period 03/28/01 01/24/01
SER Open Item Responses Received 06/08/01 06/05/01
Final SEIS Issued 07/20/01 05/31/01
FRN Published for Availability of Final SEIS 07/20/01 05/31/01
Optional Final Inspection Complete 09/07/01 08/29/01
SER Issued 10/05/01 10/05/01
Regional Administrator's Letter Issued 10/23/01 10/18/01
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER 10/25/01 10/25/01
ACRS Full Committee Mtg on SER 11/08/01 11/08/01
ACRS Letter Issued 11/13/01 11/16/01
Commission Paper with Staff Recommendations 12/10/01 12/17/01
Commission Decision 03/11/02 01/07/02

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Environmental Impact Statement

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants," Supplement 4, Regarding Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2, was published May 2001.

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2 in support of Southern Nuclear Operating Company'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 Hatch 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 October 2001, as "License Renewal Safety Evaluation Report for Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant".  The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML012820121.

In December 2001, the "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2" was issued as NUREG-1803.

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