Comanche Peak Units 3 & 4

Licensing Status:      Scheduled Dependent on DC Review

Site:                       Existing Site Comanche Peak

Reactor:                  United States Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (US-APWR)

Projected Online:      May 2018 

In the News:             Comanche Peak

NRC Application Review Schedule

Key Milestones

Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T

Application Tendered

09/19/08 - A

Acceptance Review

Acceptance Review Start

09/22/08 - A

Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete

12/02/08 - A

Review Schedule Established/Schedule Letter Issued to Applicant

03/16/09 - A

Safety Review

Phase 1 - Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant

10/09/09 - A

Phase 2 - SER with Open Items issued

03/12-T

Phase 3 - ACRS Review of SER with Open Items Complete

07/12-T

Phase 4 - Advanced SER with no Open Items Issued

12/12-T

Phase 5 - ACRS Review of SER with no Open Items Complete

03/13-T

Phase 6 - Final SER Issued

06/13-T

Environmental Review

Phase 1 - Environmental impact statement (EIS) summary report issued

07/02/09 - A

Phase 2 - Draft EIS Complete

08/06/10 - A

Phase 3 - Public Comment Period for DEIS ends

10/27/10 - A

Phase 4 - Final EIS issued

05/13/11 - A

Hearing

Commission or ASLB hold mandatory hearing

 12/14 - T

License

Commission decision on issuance of COL application

 12/14 - T

On December 7, 2011, the NRC staff revised the review schedule for the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4 Combined License Application.

Additional information can be found at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/col/comanche-peak.html