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Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2 - License Renewal

Renewed License Issued 12/22/2005

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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 02/27/04 02/26/04
FRN Published for Receipt and Availability 03/05/04 03/08/04
Public Mtg - Safety Review Overview 03/31/04 03/31/04
FRN Published for Acceptance/Rejection and Opportunity for Hearing 04/08/04 04/13/04
AMR and AMP Consistent with GALL Audit 04/26/04 04/26/04
FRN Published for Intent/Environmental Scoping Mtg 05/14/04 05/14/04
AMR/AMP Audit 06/07/04 06/07/04
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 06/13/04 06/13/04
Public Mtg - Environmental Scoping Mtg 06/15/04 06/15/04
Environmental Audit 06/16/04 06/16/04
Scoping and Screening Methodology Audit Complete 06/21/04 06/21/04
Follow-up Technical Audit with Public Exit Mtg 07/12/04 07/15/04
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 07/14/04 07/14/04
Environmental RAIs Issued 08/06/04 08/06/04
Environmental RAI Responses Received 09/22/04 09/21/04
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Issued 01/21/05 01/13/05
FRN Published for Availability/Comment on Draft SEIS 01/28/05 01/28/05
Public Mtg - To Discuss Draft SEIS 03/03/05 03/03/05
End of Draft SEIS Comment Period 04/13/05 04/13/05
Regional Aging Management Program Inspection Complete 04/18/05 03/25/05
Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Open Items Issued 05/02/05 05/02/05
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER with Open Items 06/05 05/31/05
SER Open Item Responses Received 07/07/05 06/10/05
Final SEIS Issued 09/02/05 08/12/05
FRN Published for Availability of Final SEIS 09/09/05 08/12/05
SER Issued 10/01/05 10/01/05
ACRS Full Committee Mtg on SER 11/05 11/01/05
ACRS Letter Issued 11/05 11/18/05
Staff Recommendation to Director, NRR 12/20/05 12/19/05
Decision - Director, NRR (license issued, if approved) 12/27/05 12/22/05

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Environmental Impact Statements

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Point Beach in support of the Nuclear Managment Company. LLC (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.

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants," Supplement 23, Regarding Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant, was published August 2005.

Public Meetings Related to Environmental Review

Date Description
06/15/04 Meeting to discuss the environmental scoping process for Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2, license renewal application.

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Safety Evaluation Report

In December 2005, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2" was issued as NUREG-1839 The report is available in ADAMS under accession numbers ML053420134 and ML053420137.

The NRC staff reviewed the Point Beach 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 May 2005, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of the Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2&". The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML051190124.

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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 Point Beach Nuclear Plant

Point Beach Nuclear Plant PMs
License Renewal Veronica Rodriguez
Lead Power Plant Harold Chernoff
Environmental Stacey Imboden

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