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Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3 – License Renewal Application

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Application Information:

Note: The Waterford license renewal application is contained in ADAMS Package ML16088A324.

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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.

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Milestones Schedule Date Actual Date
Receive license renewal application (LRA) 03/23/16 03/30/16
Publish Federal Register Notice (FRN) – LRA availability 04/2016 04/14/16
Publish FRN – acceptance/rejection and opportunity for hearing 05/2016 05/31/16
Publish FRN – environmental scoping meeting 05/2016 06/06/16
Public Meeting – License Renewal Overview and Environmental Scoping Meeting 06/2016 06/08/16
Audit – Scoping & Screening Methodology 06/13/16 06/13/16
Deadline for filing hearing requests and petitions for intervention (60 days) 07/2016 08/01/16 
Environmental scoping period ends 07/2016 08/01/16
Audit – Environmental 07/18/16 07/18/16
Audit – Aging Management Programs  (Week 1) 07/11/16 07/11/16
Audit – Aging Management Programs  (Week 2) 07/25/16 07/25/16
Regional Inspection – IP 71002, "License Renewal Inspection" 01/23/17 & 02/06/17 2/16/17 
Issue draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) 02/2018  
End of draft SEIS comment period 03/2018  
Issue safety evaluation report (SER) with open items 09/2018  
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee meeting 10/2018  
Issue final SEIS 05/2018  
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FRN Published-availability of final SEIS 05/2018  
Issue final SER 03/2019  
ACRS full committee meeting 04/2019  
Decision – Director, NRR 06/2019  

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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.

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Project Managers for Waterford Steam Electric Station

Waterford PMs
License Renewal (Safety) Phyllis Clark
License Renewal (Environmental) Elaine Keegan
Lead Power Plant April Pulvirenti

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Wednesday, January 31, 2018