U.S. EPR 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 U.S. EPR.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target (Rev 5) - T
Received design certification application 12/11/07 - A
Acceptance Review
Federal Register Notice (FRN) published for receipt and availability 01/02/08 - A
FRN published announcing acceptance 02/25/08 - A
Review schedule published (through Phase 6) 03/26/08 - A
Safety Review Suspended
Phase 1 - Preliminary Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) issued to applicant 01/28/09 - A
Phase 2 - SER with Open Items issued 02/09/12 - A
Phase 3 - Response to ACRS regarding SER with Open Items issued 05/18/12 - A
Phase 4 - Advanced SER with no Open Items issued  
Group A
09/30/14 - A
Group B
Group C
Phase 5 - Response to ACRS regarding SER with no Open Items issued  
Phase 6 - Final SER issued TBD
Issue proposed rule  
Issue final draft rule TBD
Issue final rule  

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