United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Correspondence Related to NRC Order EA-03-009

On February 11, 2003, NRC issued Order EA-03-009 establishing interim inspection requirements for reactor pressure vessel heads at pressurized water reactors.

On February 20, 2004, NRC issued the First Revised Order EA-03-009 revising the interim inspection requirements for reactor pressure vessel heads at pressurized water reactors.

Licensee response to the order and other related documents are provided below for each operating reactor, grouped by NRC region:

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Region I

Plant Name Original Order 20 Day Response First Revised Order 20 Day Response Inspection Reports Related Documents
Beaver Valley 1 PDF Icon 12/29/04 03/27/03 Request for Relaxation
03/28/03 Alternate Repair Request
04/02/03 Additional Info.
04/18/03 Relaxation Approval
Beaver Valley 2 PDF Icon

12/09/03
05/19/05 01/10/07

03/28/03 Alternate Repair Request
07/29/03 Request for Relaxation
12/19/03 Request for Relaxation
01/27/04 Transmittal of WVAP-16144-P
Calvert Cliffs 1 PDF Icon
06/18/04

02/18/03 Request for Relaxation
02/28/03 RAI Letter
03/13/03
RAI Response
03/18/03 Meeting Notice
04/02/03 RAI Letter
04/04/03 RAI Response
04/09/03 Supp. Data 
04/17/03 License Condition
04/18/03 Relaxation Approval
01/30/04 Request for Relaxation
04/05/04 RAI Letter
04/13/04 RAI Response
04/27/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request
05/04/04 NRC Approval of Relaxation Request

Calvert Cliffs 2 PDF Icon 06/03/03 05/12/05

02/18/03 Request for Relaxation
02/28/03 RAI Letter
03/13/03
RAI Response
03/18/03 Meeting Notice
04/02/03 RAI Letter
04/04/03 RAI Response
04/09/03 Supplemental Data
04/17/03 License Condition
04/23/03 Meeting Summary
03/18/03 Licensee Presentation
04/18/03 Relaxation Approval
01/14/05 Request for Relaxation
03/04/05 Request for Relaxation

Ginna PDF Icon

06/10/05 12/21/06

 
Indian Point 2 PDF Icon 01/17/05
07/12/06 06/19/08
05/19/04 Request for Relaxation
08/23/04 RAI Response
12/14/05 Request for Relaxation
Indian Point 3 PDF Icon 05/31/05 05/22/07 03/27/03 Request for Relaxation
05/29/03 RAI Request
08/29/03 RAI Response
05/19/04 Request for Relaxation
08/23/04 RAI Response
01/18/05 RAI Response
03/30/05 Request for Relaxation
03/15/06 Revised Relaxation Request
Millstone 2 PDF Icon 01/23/04

03/28/03 Request for Relaxation
04/21/03 RAI Letter
04/24/03 & 05/05/03 Telecon Summaries
06/24/03 Withdrawal of a Relaxation Request
09/03/03 Request for Relaxation
10/03/03 Request for Relaxation
10/10/03 Request for Relaxation
10/14/03 Relaxation Approval
10/16/03 Fax Transmittal, Issues to be Discussed
10/22/03 Fax Transmittal, Issues to be Discussed
10/28/03 Response to RAI
11/14/03 Documentation of Conf. Call
11/05/03 Response to RAI
11/21/03 Relaxation Approval Ltr
11/21/03 Additional Info for Request RR-89-48 UT Coverage
11/20/03 RAI Response RR-89-48 UT Coverage
05/25/04 NRC Response to Relaxation Request

Millstone 3 PDF Icon 07/13/07
01/26/09

05/16/06 Relaxation Request
02/23/07 Supplemental Information for Relaxation Requirements
12/14/06 Response to RAI

Salem 1 PDF Icon 07/30/04

09/24/03 Request for Relaxation
01/22/04 RAI Letter
03/02/04 RAI Response
03/05/04 Request for Relaxation
03/31/04 RAI Response
04/16/04 RAI Response
04/29/04 RAI Response

Salem 2 PDF Icon 04/08/05  
Seabrook 1 PDF Icon

12/18/03 01/04/07

05/30/06 Relaxation Request
Three Mile Island 1 PDF Icon 01/22/04
01/12/06
01/11/08
 

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Region II

Plant Name Original Order 20 Day Response First Revised Order 20 Day Response Inspection Reports Related Documents
Catawba 1 PDF Icon 06/14/05

02/05/07

08/25/08

06/19/03 Inspection Plans
12/04/06 Relaxation Request

Catawba 2 PDF Icon 05/22/03
01/10/08
06/19/03 Inspection Plans
10/30/07 Relief Request
Crystal River 3 PDF Icon 01/28/08  
Farley 1 PDF Icon

06/30/03

04/11/03 RAI Responses
04/18/03 Supplemental Information
04/25/03 Relaxation Approval
06/30/03 RPV Head Inspection Results
12/03/03 Request for Relaxation
01/30/04 Supplemental Info
03/05/04 Withdrawal of Relaxation Request
04/08/04 Supplemental Information

Farley 2 PDF Icon 05/26/04

04/11/03 RAI Responses
04/25/03 Relaxation Approval
12/03/03 Request for Relaxation
01/30/04 Supplemental Info
03/05/04 Withdrawal of Relaxation
03/25/04 Request for Relaxation
04/01/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request

McGuire 1 PDF Icon 06/14/07 06/19/03 Inspection Plans
McGuire 2 PDF Icon

01/09/07 12/07/06

06/19/03 Inspection Plans
North Anna 1 PDF Icon 11/19/04
11/14/07
12/05/03 Preservice Inspection
North Anna 2 PDF Icon 12/07/04 06/15/07 03/21/03 Preservice Inspection
Oconee 1 PDF Icon 01/26/04 07/29/08  
Oconee 2 PDF Icon

02/04/09  
Oconee 3 PDF Icon 08/08/03
04/28/08
 
Robinson 2 PDF Icon 07/16/04

08/15/03 Request for Relaxation
11/21/03 Supplemental Information
12/22/03 Request for Relaxation
12/22/03 Revision to Relief Request
01/08/04 Head Inspections Planned
02/25/04 Withdrawal of Relaxation

Sequoyah 1 PDF Icon 08/14/03
12/20/07
 
Sequoyah 2 PDF Icon 02/20/07  
Shearon Harris 1 PDF Icon 07/16/03
07/14/06
01/02/08
 
St. Lucie 1 PDF Icon 06/22/04 11/21/03 Request for Relaxation
03/23/04 Supplement 1 to Relaxation Request
04/06/04 Supplement 2 to Relaxation Request
04/08/04 Supplement 3 to Relaxation Request
04/13/04 Supplement 4 to Relaxation Request
04/15/04 Relaxation Approval
05/06/04 Request for Relaxation
St. Lucie 2 PDF Icon 07/30/03
08/10/06

03/28/03 Request for Relaxation
04/14/03 Meeting Summary
04/18/03
RAI Letter
04/18/03 Relaxation Request Supp. 1
04/29/03 Relaxation Request Supp. 2
Application for Withholding Proprietary Info.
WCAP-16038-NP, Part 1
WCAP-16039-NP, Part 2
05/04/03 Relaxation Request Supp. 3
05/11/03 Relaxation Request Supp. 4
05/29/03 Relaxation Approval
11/03/04 RAI Response

Summer PDF Icon 12/23/03  
Surry 1 PDF Icon 1/28/08 12/05/03 Preservice Inspection
07/05/06 Supplemental Response
Surry 2 PDF Icon 07/18/08 12/05/03 Preservice Inspection
07/05/06 Supplemental Response
Turkey Point 3 PDF Icon 05/27/03 02/25/03 Request for Relaxation
02/28/03 Request for Relaxation
03/10/03 Request for Relaxation
03/11/03 Request for Relaxation
03/14/03 Request for Relaxation
03/20/03 Relaxation Approval
12/19/03 Request for Relaxation
03/24/04 Request for Relaxation
Turkey Point 4 PDF Icon 12/19/03

02/25/03 Request for Relaxation
02/28/03 Request for Relaxation
03/10/03 Request for Relaxation
10/21/03 Request for Relaxation
10/31/03 Request for Relaxation
10/21/03 WCAP-16027 Submittal
10/23/03 RAI Response

Vogtle 1 PDF Icon

12/16/05
06/06/05

06/22/06 12/21/06
06/23/08

07/01/05 RAI Response
05/18/06 Relaxation Request
06/02/06 Response to Relaxation Question
Vogtle 2 PDF Icon 06/28/04 06/21/07
12/16/08
07/01/05 RAI Response
05/18/06 Relaxation Request
06/02/06 Response to Relaxation Question
Watts Bar 1 PDF Icon

12/10/03 01/26/07
05/27/08

 

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Region III

Plant Name Original Order 20 Day Response First Revised Order 20 Day Response Inspection Reports Related Documents
Braidwood 1 PDF Icon

12/17/04
06/29/06
12/06/07

11/22/06 Relaxation Request

Braidwood 2 PDF Icon

07/05/05 12/21/06

06/25/08
08/28/06 Clarification to Relaxation Request
Byron 1 PDF Icon 06/22/05
12/06/06
08/28/06 Clarification to Relaxation Request
Byron 2 PDF Icon

12/06/05 06/20/07
08/30/07
12/05/08
01/31/08 Clarification to Byron Station Unit 2 Relaxation Request
04/03/09 Correction to Relaxation Request
Davis Besse PDF Icon

06/23/06
04/11/08
03/05/04 RAI Letter
05/25/04 RAI Response
08/18/04 RAI Regarding Root Cause Aanlysis Report
DC Cook 1 PDF Icon 06/27/05

03/26/03 Request for Relaxation
05/13/03 RAI Response
06/02/03 Revised RAI Response
08/13/03 Withdrawal of Request for Relaxation of Reactor Pressure Vessel Head Penetration Inspection Requirements & Associated Commitment for Unit 1
08/13/03 Withdrawal of Request for Relaxation
01/26/04 Inspection Results
01/20/05 Relaxation Request

DC Cook 2 PDF Icon 08/19/03
06/28/06
03/26/03 Request for Relaxation
05/13/03 RAI Response
06/02/03 Revised RAI Response
06/12/03 Request for Relaxation
06/12/03 Supplement to Relaxation Request
06/17/03 Relaxation Approval - Bottom of Penetrations
06/17/03 Relaxation Approval - NDE Inspections
08/19/03 Unit 2 Vessel Head Inspection Results
04/30/04 Request for Relaxation
06/24/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request
Kewaunee PDF Icon 12/15/06

07/03/08

 
Palisades PDF Icon 01/13/05
12/12/07
09/18/03 Request for Relaxation
10/28/04 Relief Request
Point Beach 1 PDF Icon 08/09/04 07/31/03 Request for Relaxation
03/30/04 Request for Relaxation
05/15/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request
05/14/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request
05/21/04 RAI Response
Point Beach 2 PDF Icon 09/08/05 07/31/03 Request for Relaxation
10/10/03 Request for Relaxation
05/08/05 Resolution of Safety Related Questions Regarding RPV Lift
Prairie Island 1 PDF Icon 01/24/05
08/07/06
05/07/08
 
Prairie Island 2 PDF Icon

12/02/03 02/13/07
12/23/08

 

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Region IV

Plant Name Original Order 20 Day Response First Revised Order 20 Day Response Inspection Reports Related Documents
Arkansas Nuclear 1 PDF Icon
07/12/04
04/22/08

07/01/03 Request for Relaxation
07/24/03 Response to Request for Additional Information Pertaining to Relaxation Requests to NRC Order EA-03-009
02/03/04 Request for Relaxation
04/21/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request
04/29/04 Relaxation Approval
05/13/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request
10/07/04 RAI Response

Arkansas Nuclear 2 PDF Icon 11/30/06

05/08/03 Request for Relaxation
06/26/03 Response to RAI Request
07/01/03 Request for Relaxation
08/02/03 Request for Relaxation
08/27/03 Request for Relaxation
08/27/03 Request for Relaxation
08/27/03 Request for Relaxation
08/27/03 Request for Relaxation
09/03/03 RAI Response
09/12/03 Request for Relaxation
09/12/03 Request for Relaxation
09/24/03 Request for Relaxation
09/25/03 Request for Relaxation
09/25/03 Request for Relaxation
09/26/03 RAI Response
10/02/03 Request for Relaxation
10/02/03 Vent Line Nozzle Relaxation Approval
10/08/03 Request for Relaxation
10/09/03 CEDM Nozzles Relaxation Approval
10/09/03 ICI Nozzles Relaxation Approval
10/09/03 Bare Metal Visual Relaxation Approval
10/16/03 Request for Relaxation
01/16/04 Reports in Support of Relaxation - Bare Metal Visual Inspection
03/11/04 Request for Relaxation
11/17/04 RAI Response
09/09/05 Request for Relaxation
03/30/06 Notice of Forthcoming Relaxation Request
04/27/06 Relaxation Request

Callaway PDF Icon 08/12/04
07/09/07
12/22/08
05/18/07 Request for Relaxation
Comanche Peak 1 PDF Icon 12/21/06  
Comanche Peak 2 PDF Icon 

12/21/06 06/22/06 Relaxation Request
Diablo Canyon 1 PDF Icon 07/06/04
01/31/06
07/14/06
07/23/07
04/23/04 Supplemental Info.
05/27/05 Relaxation Request
Diablo Canyon 2 PDF Icon 

02/08/05 06/11/08 04/23/04 Supplemental Info.
10/26/04 Relaxation Request
11/12/04 Supplement to Relaxation Request
02/07/06 Request for Relaxation
Fort Calhoun PDF Icon 07/29/05 03/03/03 Information Response
05/14/05 Revised Relaxation Request
05/17/05 Response to RAI
05/18/05 Supplemental Response to RAI
05/19/05 Supplemental Response to RAI
Palo Verde 1 PDF Icon

07/09/04 02/23/06
09/19/07
01/20/09

03/21/03 Additional Information
05/09/03 Special Report - Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
05/20/02 Relaxation Request Revision
07/17/03 Effective Degradation Years
09/25/03 Approval of Alternative Flaw Repair Requirements
01/14/04 Request for Relaxation
03/11/04 RAI Response
03/18/04 Special Report-Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
03/19/04 Relief Request
04/23/04 RAI Response
04/30/04 Relaxation Approval
04/28/04 Committment letter
04/29/04 RAI Response
05/03/04 Revised Analysis for CEDM Nozzle
05/05/04 Relaxation Approval
04/16/04 RAI Response
04/22/04 RAI Response
07/01/04 Supplemental Information
08/06/04 Special Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
09/03/04 RAI Response
03/20/06 Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vents 08/22/06 Special Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
12/08/06 Special Report: Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
12/31/07 Report 1-SR-2007-001, Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent

Palo Verde 2 PDF Icon

07/18/05 01/14/07

08/04/08

03/21/03 Additional Information
05/20/02 Relaxation Request Revision
07/17/03 Effective Degradation Years
09/25/03 Approval of Alternative Flaw Repair Requirements
01/14/04 Request for Relaxation
03/11/04 RAI Response
03/19/04 Relief Request
04/28/04 Committment letter
04/29/04 RAI Response
05/03/04 Revised Analysis for CEDM Nozzle
05/04/04 Special Report - Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
04/16/04 RAI Response
04/22/04 RAI Response
07/01/04 Supplemental Information
08/06/04 Special Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
11/24/04 Relaxation Request
02/23/05 NRC Approval of Relaxation Request
10/18/05 Special Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent

Palo Verde 3 PDF Icon 02/04/05
03/08/08

03/21/03 Additional Information
04/04/03 Request of Relaxation
04/02/03 Additional Information
04/25/03 Relaxation Approval
05/20/02 Relaxation Request Revision
06/24/03 Special Report - Boron Deposits Found at CEDM Vent
07/17/03 Effective Degradation Years
09/25/03 Approval of Alternative Flaw Repair Requirements
10/01/03 Special Report 3-SR-2003-004
01/14/04 Request of Relaxation
03/11/04 RAI Response
03/19/04 Relief Request
04/28/04 Committment letter
04/29/04 RAI Response
05/03/04 Revised Analysis for CEDM Nozzle
04/16/04 RAI Response
04/22/04 RAI Response
07/01/04 Supplemental Information
08/06/04 Special Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
10/28/04 Minimum CEDM Inspection Distances
12/05/05 Special Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent
08/22/06 Special Report of Boron Deposit at CEDM Vent

San Onofre 2 PDF Icon 06/03/04
05/26/06
03/19/08

12/09/03 Request for Relaxation
02/09/04 RAI Response
03/19/04 Relaxation Approval
01/03/05 Relaxation Request

San Onofre 3 PDF Icon

02/25/05 02/06/07
02/17/09

12/09/03 Request for Relaxation
02/09/04 RAI Response
03/19/04 Relaxation Approval
01/3/05 Relaxation Request
11/19/08 Supplemental Information

South Texas 1 PDF Icon

08/13/03 12/12/06

11/06/07 Structural Integrity Evaluation
11/07/07 Request for Relaxation
South Texas 2 PDF Icon

06/27/07 11/06/07 Structural Integrity Evaluation

Waterford 3

 

PDF Icon 07/19/05

07/01/03 Request for Relaxation
07/24/03 Response to Request for Additional Information Pertaining to Relaxation Requests to NRC Order EA-03-009
08/27/03 Request for Relaxation
09/15/03 Request for Relaxation
09/18/03 Request for Relaxation
09/24/03 Request for Relaxation
09/26/03 Request for Relaxation
09/26/03 RAI Response
10/02/03 Request for Relaxation
10/02/03 Vent Line Nozzle Relaxation Approval
10/08/03 Request for Relaxation
10/24/03 Request for Relaxation
10/24/03 RAI Response
04/15/04 Request for Relaxation
08/13/04 RAI Response

Wolf Creek 1 PDF Icon

01/22/04 12/20/06

10/05/06 Relaxation Request
11/01/06 Supplement to Relaxation Request

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