Application Review Schedule for the Combined License Application for River Bend Station, Unit 3

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 Entergy Operations, Inc. (EOI) submitted to obtain a combined license (COL) for an Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) designated as River Bend Station, Unit 3.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 09/25/08 - A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
10/01/08 - A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
12/04/08 - A
Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant
Safety Review
Phase 1 - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
Phase 2 - SER with Open Items issued
Phase 3 - ACRS Review of SER with Open Items Complete
Phase 4 - Advanced SER with no Open Items Issued
Phase 5 - ACRS Review of SER with no Open Items Complete
Phase 6 - Final SER Issued
Environmental Review
Phase 1 - Environmental impact statement (EIS) summary report issued
Phase 2 - Draft EIS issued to EPA
Phase 3 - Response to public comments on draft EIS issued
Phase 4 - Final EIS issued to EPA
Commission or ASLB hold mandatory hearing
Commission decision on issuance of COL application

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.