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Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 11/08/2006

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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 03/24/05 03/24/05
Federal Register Notice (FRN) published - Receipt & Availability Review 04/06/05 04/06/05
Public Information Meeting - LR Process & Safety Review Overview 04/20/05 04/20/05
FRN published - Acceptability/Opportunity for Hearing 05/10/05 05/12/05
FRN published - Intent/Environmental Scoping Meeting 06/03/05 06/02/05
Public Exit Meeting - Scoping & Screening Methodology Audit 06/24/05 06/24/05
Public Meeting - Environmental Scoping 06/30/05 06/30/05
Deadline for filing hearing requests and petitions for intervention 07/11/05 07/11/05
Environmental Scoping Periods Ends 08/02/05 08/02/05
Public Exit Meeting - AMP/AMR Audit 08/18/05 08/18/05
Environmental Requests for Additional information(RAIs) - issued 08/26/05 08/26/05
Environmental RAIs - responses received 10/07/05 10/07/05
Safety RAIs - issued 11/01/05 11/07/05
Safety RAI - responses received 12/01/05 12/07/05
Public Exit Meeting - Scoping & Screening/AMP Inspections 02/22/06 02/22/06
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Issued 02/10/06 01/23/06
FRN Published - Availability/Comment on draft SEIS 02/17/06 02/02/06
Public Meeting - draft SEIS 03/22/06 03/22/06
End of draft SEIS comment period 05/04/06 05/04/06
Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Open Item(s) - Issued 05/01/06 04/26/06
ACRS Subcommittee Meeting on SER with Open Item(s) 05/30/06 05/30/06
SER Open Item(s) - Response(s) Received 06/23/06 N/A
Final SEIS - issued 09/22/06 09/19/06
FRN published - Availability of Final SEIS 09/29/06 09/27/06
SER - issued 08/02/06 07/28/06
ACRS Full Committee Meeting on SER 09/07/06 09/07/06
Decision - Director, NRR (license issued, if approved and no hearing is granted - 22 months) 11/08/06 11/08/06

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Environmental Impact Statements

NUREG-1437,"Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, " Supplement 26, Regarding Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, was published September 2006.

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Monticello regarding Nuclear Management Company's (NMC) 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

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The NRC staff reviewed the Monticello 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 April 26, 2006, as "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant." The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML061170030.

In October 2006, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Monticello Generating Plant" was issued as NUREG-1865. The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML063050414.

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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.

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Project Managers for Monticello

Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant PMs
License Renewal Daniel Merzke
Lead Power Plant Peter Tam
Environmental Jennifer Davis

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