Fermi, Unit 2 – License Renewal Application
On this page:
- Application Information
- License Renewal Review Schedule
- Safety Evaluation Report
- Environmental Impact Statements
- Public Involvement
- Project Managers for Fermi, Unit 2
- Fermi 2 License Renewal Application
License Renewal Review Schedule*:
*These schedules reflect work plans that are subject to change. Early completion of a milestone may affect the target date of future milestones. Subsequent meetings and comment periods may change based on the revised schedule. This work plan will be updated on a periodic basis. Please see the NRC Public Meetings Page or contact the below listed PM for the latest information on meetings and status.
|Milestones||Schedule Date||Actual Date|
|Receive license renewal application (LRA)||04/30/2014||04/30/2014|
|Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) – LRA availability||05/2014||05/12/2014|
|Publish FRN – acceptance/rejection and opportunity for hearing||06/2014||06/18/2014|
|Publish FRN – environmental scoping meeting||06/2014||06/30/2014|
|Public Meeting – License Renewal Overview and Environmental Scoping meeting||07/24/2014||07/24/2014|
|Audit – Scoping & Screening Methodology||08/04/2014||08/04/2014|
|Deadline for filing hearing requests and petitions for intervention||08/18/2014||08/18/2014|
|Environmental scoping period ends||08/2014||08/29/2014|
|Audit – Environmental||09/08/2014||09/08/2014|
|Audit – Aging Management Programs (Week 1)||09/15/2014||09/15/2014|
|Audit – Aging Management Programs (Week 2)||09/29/2014||09/29/2014|
|Regional Inspection – IP 71002, “License Renewal Procedure”||04/2015||04/13/2015|
|Issue draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS)||10/2015||10/27/2015|
|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published – draft SEIS available for comments||11/2015||11/13/2015|
|Public Meeting – draft SEIS meeting||12/2015||12/02/2015|
|End of draft SEIS comment period||12/2015||12/28/2015|
|Issue safety evaluation report (SER) with open items||01/2016||01/28/2016|
|Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee meeting||03/02/2016||03/02/2016|
|Issue final SEIS||09/2016||09/16/2016|
|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published – final SEIS available||10/2016||09/30/2016|
|Issue final SER||07/2016||07/12/2016|
|ACRS Full Committee meeting||09/2016||09/08/2016|
|Decision – Director, NRR||11/2016||12/15/2016|
|Commission decision, if hearing granted||TBD|
Note: The Fermi, Unit 2, review schedule was established based on the letter below:
- Schedule Change Letter (June 22, 2016)
- Schedule Change Letter (February 3, 2016)
- Schedule Change Letter (August 28, 2015)
- Schedule Change Letter (June 29, 2015)
- Schedule Change Letter (February 24, 2015)
- Original Schedule Letter (June 11, 2014)
Safety Evaluation Report
The NRC staff reviewed the Fermi, Unit 2, license renewal application for compliance with the requirements of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 54, "Requirements for Renewal of Operating Licenses for Nuclear Power Plants," and prepared this report to document its preliminary findings. The document was issued on January 28, 2016, as "Safety Evaluation Report with Open Items Related to the License Renewal of Fermi 2."
On July 12, 2016, the report "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant" was issued.
Environmental Impact Statements
NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant (NUREG-1437, Supplement 56) Draft Report for Comment," was published in October 2015. This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at the Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant regarding the DTE Electric Company application for license renewal of that facility. The supplement was prepared in accordance with 10 CFR 51.71. This supplemental environmental impact statement includes the NRC staff's analysis that considers and weighs the environmental effects of the proposed action (license renewal) and the environmental impacts of alternatives to the proposed action. It also includes the NRC staff's recommendation regarding the proposed action.
The public is encouraged to participate in the reactor license renewal process through public meetings, and public comment periods on rules, renewal guidance, and other documents. The Reactor License Renewal Public Involvement page provides general information to help the public participate.
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Meeting to discuss the license renewal process and environmental scoping for Fermi 2.
Project Managers for Fermi, Unit 2
|Fermi, Unit 2 PMs|
|License Renewal (Safety)||Lois James|
|License Renewal (Environmental)||Elaine Keegan|
|Lead Power Plant||Sujata Goetz|