Issued Early Site Permit - Clinton Site

Exelon Generation Company submitted its application for an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinton site on September 25, 2003, and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued the Exelon ESP on March 15, 2007. For detail, see the following topics on this page:

Application Information

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Review Schedule

Milestone Completion Date Actual - A
Target - T
Receive early site permit application 09/25/03 - A
Press Release announcing receipt and availability 10/15/03 - A
Federal Register notice (FRN) published for receipt and availability 10/24/03 - A
FRN published announcing acceptance 10/30/03 - A
FRN published for Notice of Intent (environmental scoping process) 11/25/03 - A
Press Release announcing acceptance and notice of hearing 12/08/03 - A
FRN published for mandatory hearing 12/12/03 - A
Environmental scoping meeting 12/18/03 - A
Scoping period ends 01/09/04 - A
Deadline for filing petitions for intervention 01/12/04 - A
1st inspection complete 01/16/04 - A
Deadline for submitting contentions 05/03/04 - A
Environmental requests for additional information (RAIs) issued to applicant 05/11/04 - A
Applicant submits response to environmental RAIs 07/23/04 - A
Safety and emergency planning (EP) RAIs issued to the applicant 07/27/04 - A
Applicant submits responses to safety and EP RAIs 10/12/04 - A
Draft safety evaluation report (SER) issued 02/10/05 - A
Draft environmental impact statement (EIS) to EPA, Issue Notice of Availability 03/02/05 - A
Public meeting to discuss draft EIS 04/19/05 - A
Applicant submits responses to SER open items 04/26/05 - A
2nd inspection complete 05/19/05 - A
End of draft EIS comment period 05/25/05 - A
Optional final inspection complete N/A1
Regional Administrator's Letter N/A1
Supplemental draft SER issued 08/26/05 - A
ACRS subcommittee meeting on draft SER 09/07/05 - A
ACRS full committee meeting on draft SER 09/08/05 - A
ACRS interim letter to Commission 09/22/05 - A
Applicant submits responses to supplemental draft SER open items 10/31/05 - A
Applicant submits the final ESP application revision 01/10/06 - A
Final SER issued 02/17/06 - A
ACRS subcommittee meeting on final SER 03/08/06 - A
ACRS full committee meeting on final SER 03/09/06 - A
ACRS letter to Commission 03/24/06 - A
Final SER issued as NUREG 05/01/06 - A
Final EIS issued to EPA/Issue Notice of Availability 07/20/06 - A
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) initial decision 12/28/06 - A
Commission decision to approve issuance of Exelon ESP 03/08/07 - A
Permit Issued 03/15/07 - A

1 "Optional final inspection and regional administrator's letter not needed."

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Safety Evaluation Report

See NUREG-1844 "Safety Evaluation Report for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon Generation Company, LLC (EGC) ESP Site."

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Environmental Impact Statement

See NUREG-1815, "Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon ESP Site."

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Exelon Early Site Permit

On March 15, 2007, the NRC issued the Exelon ESP for a site located approximately 6 miles east of the city of Clinton in central Illinois.

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For additional information regarding the Exelon ESP, please Contact a Public Affairs Officer.

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