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Susquehanna Steam Electric Station - License Renewal Application

Renewed License Issued on 11/24/2009

Photograph of Susquehanna Unit 1 Steam Electric Station

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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 below listed PM for the latest information on meetings and status.

Milestones Schedule Date Actual Date
Receive license renewal application (LRA) 09/15/06 09/13/06
Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) - LRA receipt and availability 09/25/06 09/26/06
Publish FRN - LRA acceptability, environmental scoping period, and opportunity for hearing 10/30/06 10/30/06
Public Meeting - license renewal process and environmental scoping 11/15/06 11/15/06
Audit - scoping and screening methodology 12/11/06 12/11/06
Environmental scoping periods ends 01/02/07 01/02/07
Audit - environmental 05/14-18/07 05/15-17/07
Audit - aging management Reviews (AMRs) Cancelled Cancelled
Issue environmental requests for additional information (RAIs) 07/13/07 07/13/07
Receive responses for environmental RAIs 08/13/07 08/01/07
Issue draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) 04/25/08 04/25/08
Audit - aging management 05/05-09/08 05/05-09/08
Publish EPA FRN - availability and comment on draft SEIS 05/07/08 05/02/08
Public Meeting - draft SEIS 05/28/08 05/28/08
Issue safety RAIs 07/13/08 07/23/08
End of Comment Period for the draft SEIS 07/21/08 07/21/08
Inspection - scoping, screening, and AMPs 08/11/08 08/11/08
Receive responses for safety RAIs 08/12/08 08/27/08
Inspection 10/15/08 10/16/08
Issue safety evaluation report (SER) with open item(s) 03/03/09 03/13/09
Issue final SEIS 03/11/09 03/11/09
Publish FRN - availability of final SEIS 03/18/09 03/27/09
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) subcommittee meeting on SER with open item(s) 04/01/09 04/01/09
Receive responses related to the SER with open item(s) 05/04/09 05/04/09
Issue SER 08/28/09 08/27/09
ACRS full committee meeting on SER 10/08/09 10/08/09
NRR decision 12/07/09 11/24/09

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Environmental Impact Statement

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2 (NUREG-1437, Supplement 35) Final Report," was published in March 2009. This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2, regarding the PPL Susquehanna, LLC, 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 (license renewal), the environmental impacts of alternatives to the proposed action, and potential mitigative measures for reducing or avoiding adverse impacts. It also includes the Staff's recommendation regarding the proposed action.

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2 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 August 27, 2009, as "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2." 

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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.

In November 2009, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2" was issued as NUREG-1931.

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Project Managers for Susquehanna Steam Electric Station

Susquehanna PMs
License Renewal Evelyn Gettys
Lead Power Plant Bhalchandra Vaidya
Environmental Drew Stuyvenberg

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