Upcoming Milestones

The following milestones are tentative and offered to promote an understanding of the key events that will occur at San Onofre, Units 2 and 3, as it progresses through decommissioning.  Specific dates listed are subject to change. Updated information on these activities will be provided as it becomes available.

Milestone Expected Date
NRC Transition to Oversight per Inspection Manual Chapter 2561, "Decommissioning Power Reactor Inspection Program" June 28,2013 (Unit 3)
July 22, 2013 (Unit 2)
Licensee Submittal of Certification of Permanent Cessation of Operations June 12, 2013
Removal of Fuel from Unit 2 and Licensee Submittal of Certification of Permanent Fuel Removal July 22, 2013
NRC Review and Approval of Defueled Technical Specifications July 17, 2015
Licensee Submittal of Post-Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report and Local Public Meeting

PSDAR Submitted September 23, 2014
Public Meeting Held October 27, 2014

The most recent version of the PSDAR and Irradiated Fuel Management Strategy document is dated May 7, 2020 (ADAMS Accession No. ML20136A339). The staff reviewed this submittal and had no further comments (ADAMS Accession No. ML20267A526).

Licensee Submittal of License Termination Plan and License Amendment Request 2 years prior to expected termination of license
License Termination and Completion of Decommissioning Activities TBD (required within 60 years)

SONGS Decommissioning Timeline

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