Standard Review Plans for Environmental Reviews for Nuclear Power Plants: Environmental Standard Review Plan for Operating License Renewal (NUREG-1555, Supplement 1, Revision 1, Draft Report for Comment)
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Environmental Standard Review Plans (ESRPs) are prepared for the guidance of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation staff responsible for environmental reviews for nuclear power plant. These documents are made available to the public as part of the Commission's policy to inform the nuclear industry and the general public of regulatory procedures and policies. ESRPs are not substitutes for regulatory guides or the Commission's regulations, and compliance with them is not required. The ESRPs are keyed to preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations.
Published ESRPs will be revised periodically, as appropriate, to accommodate comments and to reflect new information and experience. Comments and suggestions for improvement will be considered and should be sent to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
Manuscript Completed: July 2009
Date Published: July 2009
Division of Regulatory Improvement Programs
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001
This document provides guidance to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff in implementing the provisions in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 51 (10 CFR Part 51), "Environmental Protection Regulations for Domestic Licensing and Related Regulatory Functions" and conducting environmental reviews for the renewal of nuclear power plant operating licenses. This document supplements NUREG-1555, "Standard Review Plans for Environmental Reviews for Nuclear Power Plants", which provides guidance for the environmental reviews of construction permits, initial operating licenses, early site permits, and combined licenses for new nuclear power plants. These standard review plans guide the staff in preparing of plant-specific supplemental environmental impact statements to NUREG-1437, Revision 1, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants".