Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station - License Renewal Application
Renewed License Issued on 03/21/2011
On this page:
- Application Information
- License Renewal Review Schedule
- Environmental Impact Statements
- Safety Evaluation Report
- Public Involvement
- Project Managers for Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station
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- License Renewal Application
- Environmental Report
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 listed PM for the latest information on meetings and status.
|Receive License Renewal (LR) Application||01/27/06||01/27/06|
|Federal Register Notice (FRN) Published - Receipt & Availability Review||01/31/06||01/31/06|
|Public Information Meeting - LR Process & Safety Review Overview||03/01/06||03/01/06|
|FRN Published - Acceptability/Opportunity for Hearing||03/28/06||03/27/06|
|Audit - Aging Management Programs (AMPs)||04/17/06||04/17/06|
|FRN Published - Intent/Environmental Scoping Meeting||04/21/06||04/21/06|
|Audit - Scoping and Screening Methodology||04/25/06||04/25/06|
|Audit - Aging Management Reviews (AMRs)||05/15/06||05/15/06|
|Environmental Site Audit||05/22/06||05/22/06|
|Deadline for Filing Hearing Requests and Petitions for Intervention||05/27/06||05/27/06|
|Public Meeting - Environmental Scoping||06/07/06||06/07/06|
|Environmental Scoping Periods Ends||06/23/06||06/23/06|
|Public Exit Meeting - Scoping & Screening Methodology Audit||07/20/06||07/20/06|
|Public Exit Meeting - AMP/AMR Audit||07/20/06||07/20/06|
|Environmental Requests for Additional information (RAIs) - Issued||07/14/06||06/01/06|
|Environmental RAIs - Responses Received||09/01/06||09/20/06|
|Safety RAIs - Issued||10/01/06||10/10/06|
|Safety RAI - Responses Received||11/01/06||11/09/06|
|Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Issued||12/15/06||12/13/06|
|FRN Published - Availability/Comment on draft SEIS||12/22/06||12/22/06|
|Inspection - Scoping and Screening/AMP||01/22/07||01/22/07|
|Public Meeting - draft SEIS||01/31/07||01/31/07|
|Inspection - Scoping & Screening/AMP||02/05/07||02/05/07|
|End of draft SEIS Comment Period||03/07/07||03/07/07|
|Safety Evaluation Report (SER) with Open Item(s) - Issued||04/01/07||03/30/07|
|ACRS Subcommittee Meeting on SER with Open Item(s)||06/05/07||06/05/07|
|SER Open Item(s) - Response(s) Received||05/11/07||05/08/07|
|ACRS Full Committee Meeting on SER||02/07/08||02/07/08|
|SER - Issued||02/25/08||02/25/08|
|Final SEIS - Issued||08/03/07||08/01/07|
|FRN Published - Availability of Final SEIS||08/10/07||08/07/07|
|Second ACRS Full Committee Meeting on SER||03/06/08||03/06/08|
|Decision - Director, NRR||11/08||03/21/11|
Environmental Impact Statements
NUREG-1437, "Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants Regarding Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (NUREG-1437, Supplement 30) Final Report" was published August 2007.
This supplement documents the NRC staff's review of the environmental issues at Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station regarding Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., 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 staff's analysis that considers and weighs the environmental effects of the proposed action, the environmental impacts of alternatives to the proposed action, and alternatives available for reducing or avoiding adverse impacts. It also includes the staff's recommendation regarding the proposed actions.
Safety Evaluation Report
The NRC staff reviewed the Vermont Yankee 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 findings. The document was issued in March 30, 2007, as "Safety Evaluation Report With confirmatory Items Related to the License Renewal of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station".
In May 2008, the staff issued the final "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station" as NUREG-1907.
In September 2009, the staff issued Supplement 1 to NUREG 1907, "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station".
In March 2011, the staff issued Supplement 2 to NUREG 1907, "Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station".
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.
Project Managers for Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station
|Vermont Yankee Nuclear Station PMs|
|License Renewal||Robert Kuntz|
|Lead Power Plant||James Kim|