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Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 & 3 – Subsequent License Renewal Application

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Safety Evaluation Report

The NRC staff reviewed the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3 subsequent 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 a report to document its findings. The document was issued on November 20, 2019, as "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the Subsequent License Renewal of Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3 Docket Nos. DPR 44 and DPR 56".

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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) 07/10/2018 07/10/2018
Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) – LRA availability 08/01/2018 08/01/2018
Publish FRN – acceptance/rejection and opportunity for hearing 09/2018 09/06/2018
Public Meeting – License Renewal Overview and Environmental Scoping meeting 09/25/2018 09/25/2018
Environmental scoping period ends 10/2018 10/10/2018
Deadline for filing hearing requests and petitions for intervention 11/2018 11/05/2018
Issue draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) 07/2019 07/30/2019
Public Meeting – draft SEIS meeting (optional) 09/12/2019 09/12/2019
End of draft SEIS comment period 09/23/2019 09/23/2019
Issue final safety evaluation report (SER) 10/2019 11/19/2019
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee meeting 11/2019 11/05/2019
ACRS full committee meeting 12/2019 12/04/2019
Issue final SEIS 01/2020  
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published – availability of final SEIS 02/2020  
Decision – Director, NRR 03/2020  

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Environmental Impact Statement

NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Subsequent License Renewal for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Units 2 and 3 (NUREG-1437, Supplement 10, Second Renewal) Draft Report for Comment," was published in July 2019. This draft supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Units 2 and 3 regarding the Exelon Generation Company application for subsequent license renewal of that facility. The draft 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 (subsequent license renewal) and the environmental impacts of alternatives to the proposed action. It also includes the NRC staff's preliminary recommendation regarding the proposed action.

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Public Involvement

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.

Date Description
09/25/2018

Meeting to discuss the license renewal process and environmental scoping for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Units 2 and 3

09/12/2019

Meeting to present an overview of the draft supplement and to accept public comment on the draft supplement for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Units 2 and 3

 

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Project Managers for Peach Bottom, Units 2 and 3

Peach Bottom PMs
License Renewal (Safety) Bennett Brady
License Renewal (Environmental) Lois James
Lead Power Plant Jennifer Tobin

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, January 14, 2020