United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

APR1400 Application Review Schedule

The following table summarizes the key milestones in the schedule that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has established for its review of the design certification application for the APR1400.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual – A
Target - T
Application
Received design certification application
12/23/14 – A
 
Acceptance Review
Issue acknowledgement letter to applicant
02/02/15 – A
Publish Federal Register Notice of receipt of application
02/03/15 – A
Issue acceptance letter to applicant
03/04/15 – A
Publish Federal Register Notice of docketing of application
03/12/15 – A
Issue schedule to applicant
06/02/15 – A
 
Safety Review
Phase 1 - Preliminary Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) issued to applicant
02/2016a – A
Phase 2 – SER with Open Items issued
05/2017bc – A
Phase 3 – Response to ACRS regarding SER with Open Items issued
06/2017 – A
Phase 4 – Advanced SER with no Open Items issued
05/2018de – A
Phase 5 - Response to ACRS regarding SER with no Open Items issued
07/2018ef – A
Phase 6 - Final SER issued
09/2018g – A
 
Rulemaking

Schedule for the APR1400 rulemaking

Information on all NRC Rules and Petitions

The NRC welcomes Public Involvement in Rulemaking, and invites the public to comment on proposed rules and policies, licensing actions, and draft technical documents. We announce public comment opportunities in the Federal Register and on our Documents for Comment page.

a See APR1400 Schedule Letter dated March 7, 2016

b See APR1400 Schedule Letter dated September 27, 2016

c See APR1400 Schedule Letter dated March 17, 2017

d See APR1400 Schedule Letter dated October 31, 2017

e See APR1400 Schedule Letter dated February 2, 2018

f See ACRS 2018 Letter Reports pages on NRC.gov

g See APR1400 FSER Transmittal Letter dated September 28, 2018

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, October 09, 2018