NRC To Hold Meeting Seeking Public Comment on Environmental Review for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Subsequent License Renewal‌

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will meet in Delta, Pa., on Sept. 25, to hear the public’s views on environmental issues the agency should consider in review of the Exelon Generation application for an additional 20 years of operation for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station

Units 2 and 3.

The NRC will hold the meeting at the Peach Bottom Inn, 6085 Delta Road in Delta, from 6-8 p.m. Staff presentations will describe the environmental review process and the proposed review schedule. A formal public comment session will follow the presentations. An NRC open house, from 5-6 p.m., will provide the public an opportunity to speak informally with agency staff.

Those preferring to register in advance to comment during the meetings should contact David Drucker at 301-415-6223 or via e-mail at by Sept. 18. Those choosing to speak may also register in person by 5:45 p.m. Individual comments could be limited based upon the time available and the number of people seeking a speaking role. Individuals with special needs for attending or presenting information at the meetings should notify the NRC by Sept. 18.

NRC staff will also consider written comments on environmental issues until Oct. 10, following the publication of a notice in the Federal Register. Please include Docket ID NRC-2018-0130 with the comment, via website.

Exelon submitted the Peach Bottom subsequent license renewal application on July 10. The subsequent license renewal process determines whether an operating reactor can extend its license for an additional 20 years. Theapplication, less proprietary details, is available on the NRC website. In addition, the Harford County Public Library, 2407 Whiteford Road in Whiteford, Md., will maintain a copy of the application’s environmental report for public inspection.