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St. Lucie, Units 1 & 2 - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued 10/02/2003

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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 11/30/01 11/30/01
FRN Published for Receipt & Acceptability 12/28/01 12/27/01
FRN Published for Acceptance/Rejection/ Opportunity for Hearing of LRA 01/29/02 01/29/02
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 02/28/02 02/28/02
FRN Published for Intent/Environmental Scoping Mtg 03/01/02 02/28/02
Environmental Scoping Mtg 04/03/02 04/03/02
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 05/06/02 05/06/02
Environmental RAIs Issued 05/20/02 05/07/02
Scoping and Screening Methodology Audit Complete 06/04/02 04/18/02
Environmental RAI Responses Received 07/19/02 06/25/02
Safety RAIs Issued 07/29/02 07/29/02
Safety RAI Responses Received 10/11/02 10/11/02
Scoping Inspection Complete 10/25/02 10/25/02
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Issued 11/01/02 11/01/02
FRN Published for Availability/Comment on Draft SEIS 11/01/02 11/01/02
Public Mtg to Discuss Draft SEIS 12/03/02 11/03/02
End of Draft SEIS Comment Period 01/15/03 01/15/03
Aging Management Review Inspection Complete 02/07/03 01/31/03
SER with Open Items Issued 02/07/03 02/07/03
ACRS Subcommittee Mtg on SER with Open Items 04/09/03 04/09/03
SER Open Item Responses Received 04/24/03 03/28/03
Final SEIS Issued 06/30/03 05/19/03
FRN Published for Availability of Final SEIS 06/30/03 05/19/03
SER Issued 07/08/03 07/07/03
Regional Administrator's Letter Issued 07/21/03 06/04/03
ACRS Full Committee on SER 09/11/03 09/11/03
ACRS Letter Issued 09/03 09/17/03
Staff Recommendation to Director, NRR 9/26/03 09/26/03
Decision - Director, NRR (license issued, if approved) 10/03/03 10/02/03

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Public Involvement

The public is encouraged to participate in the reactor license renewal rocess 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. The table below outlines the public involvement for the review process for St. Lucie, Units 1 & 2.

Date Description
09/11/03 Advisory Full-Committee on Reactor Safeguards Meeting to discuss Plant License Renewal (St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2).
05/21/03 Meeting with FPL to discuss issues related to the safety evaluation report with open itmes concerning St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2, license renewal application.
04/09/03 Advisory Sub-Committee on Reactor Safeguards Meeting to discuss Plant License Renewal (St. Lucie 1 & 2).
03/05/03 Meeting with FPL to discuss issues related to the Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with open items for the St. Lucie Plant, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal
01/31/03 Meeting with FPL topresent the results of the NRC's second regional inspection (Aging Management Review) of the company's license renewal program.
12/03/02 Meeting with FPL to discuss the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the St. Lucie Plant, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal
11/06/02 11/07/02 Meeting with FPL to discuss the applicant's responses to the NRC staff's requests for additional information concerning St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application.
10/25/02 Meeting with FPL to discuss the results on the NRC's first regional inspecion (Scoping and Screening) of the company's linese renewal program.
09/04/02 09/05/02 Meeting with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to discuss responses to request for additional information concerning St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application.

*All enclosures to this summary can be found by using the document accession number ML022760480 to locate them in NRC's on-line document retrieval system, ADAMS.

08/15/02 Meeting with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to discuss responses to request for additional information concerning St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application.

*All enclosures to this summary can be found by using the document accession number ML022760480 to locate them in NRC's on-line document retrieval system, ADAMS.

06/10/02 06/11/02 Meeting with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to discuss proposed draft requests for additional information concerning St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application.
05/15/02 05/16/02 Meeting with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to discuss proposed draft requests for additional information concerning St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application.
04/18/02 Meeting with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to discuss the results of the NRC's initial inspection (Scoping Methodology) of the company's license renewal program at St. Lucie.

04/03/02 Meeting to discuss the Environmental Scoping Process for the St. Lucie Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application.
01/06/02 Meeting with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to provide the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff with an overview of the St. Lucie Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application.

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Environmental Impact Statement

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants," Supplement 11, Regarding St. Lucie, Units 1 & 2, was published May 2003.

This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at St. Lucie, Units 1 & 2 in support of Florida Power and Light 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 St. Lucie 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 February 2003, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of St. Lucie Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2." The report is available in ADAMS under accession number ML030410192. On March 11, 2003, an errata was issued to the License Renewal Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items for St. Lucie 1 and 2. The errata is available in ADAMS under accession number ML030710193.

In July 2003, the report "NUREG-1779, "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of St. Lucie Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2," was issued. The report is also available in ADAMS under accession number ML031890043.

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Project Managers for St. Lucie, Units 1 & 2

St. Lucie
License Renewal Noel Dudley
Tilda Liu
Lead Power Plant Brendan Moroney
Environmental Micheal Masnik

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