United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Standard Review Plans for Environmental Reviews for Nuclear Power Plants: Environmental Standard Review Plan for New Site/Plant Applications (NUREG-1555, Revised Sections)

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is currently revising sections of the environmental standard review plan (ESRP), as appropriate, to reflect new information and experience. The following table provides access to Draft Revision 1 of these sections, in which highlighted text indicates substantive changes to the Initial ESRP. For easy access to both current and revised versions of individual sections of the ESRP, where applicable, see the Integrated Table of Contents.

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Section Revision Title Date
Cover, Table of Contents, Foreword, and Introduction
Intro Draft Rev. 1 Cover, Table of Contents, Foreword, and Introduction 07/2007
Chapter 2
Environmental Description
2.5.4 Draft Rev. 1 Environmental Justice 07/2007
Chapter 3
Plant Description
3.7 Draft Rev. 1 Power Transmission System 07/2007
3.8 Draft Rev. 1 Transportation of Radioactive Materials 07/2007
Chapter 4
Environmental Impacts of Construction
4.1.1 Draft Rev. 1 The Site and Vicinity 07/2007
4.1.2 Draft Rev. 1 Transmission Corridors and Offsite Areas 07/2007
4.3.1 Draft Rev. 1 Terrestrial Ecosystems 07/2007
4.3.2 Draft Rev. 1 Aquatic Ecosystems 07/2007
4.4.3 Draft Rev. 1 Environmental Justice Impacts 07/2007
4.6 Draft Rev. 1 Measures and Controls to Limit Adverse Impacts During Construction 07/2007
4.7 Draft Rev. 0 Cumulative Impacts Related to Construction Activities 07/2007
Chapter 5
Environmental Impacts of Station Operation
5.1.2 Draft Rev. 1 Transmission Corridors and Offsite Areas 07/2007
5.3.1.1 Draft Rev. 1 Hydrodynamic Descriptions and Physical Impacts 07/2007
5.3.1.2 Draft Rev. 1 Aquatic Ecosystems 07/2007
5.3.4 Draft Rev. 1 Impacts to Members of the Public 07/2007
5.6.1 Draft Rev. 1 Terrestrial Ecosystems 07/2007
5.7 Draft Rev. 1 Uranium Fuel Cycle Impacts 07/2007
5.7.1 Draft Rev. 0 Uranium Fuel Cycle Impacts 07/2007
5.7.2 Draft Rev. 0 Transportation of Radioactive Materials 07/2007
5.8.3 Draft Rev. 1 Environmental Justice Impacts 07/2007
5.10 Draft Rev. 1 Measures and Controls to Limit Adverse Impacts During Operation 07/2007
5.11 Draft Rev. 0 Cumulative Impacts Related to Station Operation 07/2007
Chapter 6
Environmental Measurements and Monitoring Programs
6.0 Draft Rev. 1 Environmental Measurements and Monitoring Programs 07/2007
Chapter 7
Environmental Impacts of Postulated Accidents Involving Radioactive Materials
7.2 Draft Rev. 1 Severe Accidents 07/2007
7.3 Draft Rev. 1 Severe Accident Mitigation Alternatives 07/2007
Chapter 8
Need for Power
8.1 Draft Rev. 1 Description of Power System 07/2007
8.2.1 Draft Rev. 1 Power and Energy Requirements 07/2007
8.2.2 Draft Rev. 1 Factors Affecting Growth of Demand 07/2007
8.3 Draft Rev. 1 Power Supply 07/2007
8.4 Draft Rev. 1 Assessment of Need for Power 07/2007
Chapter 9
Alternatives to the Proposed Action
9.2.1 Draft Rev. 1 Alternatives Not Requiring New Generating Capacity 07/2007
9.2.2 Draft Rev. 1 Alternatives Requiring New Generating Capacity 07/2007
9.2.3 Draft Rev. 1 Assessment of Alternative Energy Sources and Systems 07/2007
9.3 Draft Rev. 1 Alternative Sites
Note that Rev 1 for Section 9.3 is a complete Rewrite from the previous version. Therefore changes in this section are not indicated by highlighted text as is for the other ESRP sections.
07/2007
9.4.1 Draft Rev. 1 Heat Dissipation Systems 07/2007
9.4.2 Draft Rev. 1 Circulating Water Systems 07/2007
9.4.3 Draft Rev. 1 Transmission Systems 07/2007
Chapter 10
Environmental Consequences of the Proposed Action
10.4.1 Draft Rev. 1 Benefits 07/2007
10.4.2 Draft Rev. 1 Costs 07/2007
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