Kewaunee Power Station - License Renewal Application
Renewed License Issued on 02/24/2011
On this page:
- Application Information
- License Renewal Review Schedule
- Environmental Impact Statement
- Safety Evaluation Report
- Public Involvement
- Project Managers for Kewaunee Power Station
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- License Renewal Application
- Applicant's Environmental Report
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)||08/14/08||08/14/08|
|Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) - LRA availability||08/26/08||08/29/08|
|Publish FRN - acceptance/rejection and opportunity for hearing||10/01/08||10/01/08|
|Publish FRN – intent to conduct environmental scoping||10/08/08||10/09/08|
|Public Meeting – license renewal overview / environmental scoping meeting||10/22/08||10/22/08|
|Deadline for filing hearing requests and petitions for intervention||12/01/08||12/01/08|
|Environmental scoping period ends||12/09/08||12/08/08|
|Audit – Scoping & Screening Methodology||03/09/09||03/09/09|
|Audit – Environmental||05/26/09||05/26/09|
|Audit – Aging Management||06/08/09||06/08/09|
|Audit – Aging Management||10/19/09||10/19/09|
|Issue draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)||12/04/09||01/29/10|
|Publish FRN - draft SEIS available for comments||12/11/09||02/05/10|
|Public Meeting - draft SEIS meeting||01/13/10||03/24/10|
|End of draft SEIS comment period||02/16/10||04/23/10|
|Issue Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with open items||07/16/10||07/16/10|
|Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee meeting||08/18/10||08/18/10|
|Issue final SEIS||09/01/10||08/19/10|
|U.S. EPA FRN Published - availability of final SEIS||09/11/10||09/03/10|
|Issue final SER||11/05/10||11/04/10|
|ACRS full committee meeting||12/02/10||12/04/10|
|Decision - Director NRR (30 months)||02/14/11||02/24/11|
Note: The Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) schedule was revised as a result of the NRC operating under a Continuing Resolution for fiscal year 2009. The KPS revised schedule letters are available below:
- Revised Schedule Letter (April 15, 2009)
- Revised Schedule Letter (October 13, 2009)
- Revised Schedule Letter (May 10, 2010)
Environmental Impact Statement
NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Kewaunee Power Station (NUREG-1437, Supplement 40) Final Report," was published in August 2010. This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Kewaunee Power Station, regarding the Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc., application for license renewal of the facility. The supplement was prepared in accordance with 10 CFR 51.71 and 10 CFR 51.91. 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 mitigation measures for reducing or avoiding adverse impacts. It also includes the staff's recommendation regarding the proposed action.
Safety Evaluation Report
The NRC staff reviewed the Kewaunee Power Station’s 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 July 16, 2010, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of Kewaunee Power Station." Subsequently, on November 4, 2010, the document "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Kewaunee Power Station" was issued.
In January 2011, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Kewaunee Power Station" was issued as NUREG-1958.
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
Meeting to discuss the preliminary results of the environmental review for Kewaunee Power Station.
Meeting to discuss the environmental scoping process for the License Renewal review of the Kewaunee Power Station.
Project Managers for Kewaunee Power Station
|Kewaunee Power Station PMs|
|License Renewal||John Daily|
|License Renewal||Daniel Doyle|
|Lead Power Plant||Karl Feintuch|