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.

Milestone Scheduled Actual
Receive Subsequent License Renewal Application (SLRA) 11/2020 11/16/2020
Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) – SLRA Availability 12/2020 12/29/2020
Publish FRN – Docketing Acceptance/Rejection and Opportunity to Request a Hearing 01/2021 01/22/2021
Publish FRN – Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Conduct Scoping 01/2021 02/01/2021
Public Meeting – Overview of Subsequent License Renewal Process and Environmental Scoping 02/2021 02/17/2021
Environmental Scoping Period Ends 02/2021 03/03/2021
Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention 03/2021 03/23/2021
Issue Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) 10/2021 11/02/2021
Public Meeting – DSEIS Meeting, If Needed 12/2021 12/08/2022
End of DSEIS Comment Period 01/2022 01/03/2022
Issue Safety Evaluation (SE) 01/2022 02/23/2022
ACRS Full Committee Meeting 04/2022  
Issue Final SEIS 06/2022  
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published – Availability of Final SEIS 06/2022  
Decision – Director, NRR 07/2022  

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Safety Evaluation

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.

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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.

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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
Environmental Scoping Meeting Related to the Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Unit Nos. 1 and 2 (Point Beach), Subsequent License Renewal Application
11/02/2021 Draft Report
12/08/2021 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

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Project Managers for Point Beach, Units 1 and 2

Point Beach PMs
License Renewal (Safety) Bill Rogers
License Renewal (Environmental) Phyllis Clark
Lead Power Plant Russell Haskell

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, March 11, 2022

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