Application Review Schedule for the Combined License Application for William States Lee III Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2

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 application that Duke Energy submitted to obtain a combined license (COL) for two Westinghouse Advanced Passive 1000 (AP1000) pressurized-water reactors (PWRs) designated as William States Lee III Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 12/13/07 - A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
01/02/08 - A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
02/25/08 - A
Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant
04/02/08 - A
Safety Review
Phase A - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
(Formerly Phases 1, 2, and 3)
05/20/10 - A
Phase B - Advanced Final Safety Evaluation Report (SER) without Open Items
(Formerly Phase 4)
09/2015 - A
Phase C - ACRS Review of Advanced Final SER
(Formerly Phase 5)
12/2015 - A
Phase D - Final SER
(Formerly Phase 6)
08/2016 - A
Environmental Review
Phase 1 - Scoping Summary Report issued
09/11/08 - A
Phase 2 - Draft EIS issued to EPA
12/2011 - A
Phase 3 - Response to public comments on draft EIS completed
06/2012 - A
Phase 4 - Final EIS issued to EPA
12/2013 - A
Commission or ASLB hold mandatory hearing
10/05/16 - A
Commission decision on issuance of COL
12/15/16 - A

Information on Federal Register notices for receipt of the application and opportunity to request a hearing or petition to intervene can be found on the Hearing Opportunities page.