Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 & 2 – Subsequent License Renewal Application
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Subsequent 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.
|Receive Subsequent License Renewal Application (SLRA)
|Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) – SLRA Availability
|Publish FRN – Docketing Acceptance/Rejection and Opportunity to Request a Hearing
|Publish FRN – Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Conduct Scoping
|Public Meeting – Overview of Subsequent License Renewal Process and Environmental Scoping
|Environmental Scoping Period Ends
|Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention
|Issue Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS)
|Public Meeting – DSEIS Meeting, If Needed
|End of DSEIS Comment Period
|Issue Safety Evaluation (SE)
|ACRS Full Committee Meeting
|Issue Final SEIS
|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published – Availability of Final SEIS
|Decision – Director, NRR
* On February 24, 2022, the NRC Commission issued three orders (CLI-22-02, CLI-22-03, and CLI-22-04) and Staff Requirements Memorandum, SECY-21-0066, “Rulemaking Plan for Renewing Nuclear Power Plant Operating Licenses – Environmental Review,” that impact the subsequent license renewal of the following plants:
- Turkey Point, Units 3 and 4;
- Peach Bottom, Units 2 and 3;
- North Anna, Units 1 and 2;
- Point Beach, Units 1 and 2;
- Oconee Units, 1, 2, and 3; and
- St. Lucie, Units, 1 and 2.
Until further notice, the completion dates of specific milestones in the table above are undetermined and will be updated as soon as possible.
The NRC staff reviewed the Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2, 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 safety evaluation to document its findings. The "Safety Evaluation Related to the Subsequent License Renewal of Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2," was issued on February 23, 2022. Revision 1 “Safety Evaluation Related to the Subsequent License Renewal of Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 Revision 1” was issued on May 25, 2022.
Environmental Impact Statement
NUREG-1437, Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Supplement 23, Second Renewal, Regarding Subsequent License Renewal for Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 - Draft Report for Comment
was published on November 2, 2021, for public comment. This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2, regarding the NextEra application for subsequent license renewal of that facility. This supplement was prepared in accordance with 10 CFR 51. 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. The comment period starts November 12, 2021 and ends January 3, 2022.
The Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 is available in the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) under Accession No. ML21306A226. To access ADAMS, go to https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html.
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.
|Environmental Scoping Meeting Related to the Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Unit Nos. 1 and 2 (Point Beach), Subsequent License Renewal Application
||Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Subsequent License Renewal for Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 (NUREG-1437, Supplement 23, Second Renewal) Draft Report Public Meeting
Project Managers for Point Beach, Units 1 and 2
|Point Beach PMs
|License Renewal (Safety)
|License Renewal (Environmental)
|Lead Power Plant