The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has received an application from Vistra Operations Company to renew the operating licenses for the Comanche Peak Nuclear Generating Station in Glen Rose, Texas. The application is now available on the NRC website.

Vistra filed the application on Oct. 3, seeking to renew the licenses for an additional 20 years of operation. Comanche Peak’s two pressurized-water reactors, about 40 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas, are currently licensed to operate through Feb. 8, 2030, for Unit 1 and through Feb. 2, 2033, for Unit 2.

Information about the license renewal process is available on the NRC website

Public comments on the Comanche Peak environmental impact review can be submitted online at regulations.gov under Docket ID: NRC-2022-0183 or by mail to the following address: 

Office of Administration 
Mailstop: TWFN-7-A60M 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, D.C. 20555-0001

Requests for extensions to the hearing and comment deadlines can be sent to hearing.docket@nrc.gov.

Public comments are due by email or mail by Jan. 30, as are requests for public hearings. Instructions to apply for a public hearing are published on The Federal Register. 

Read more about Comanche Peak's request and community reaction on the Fort Worth Report.

Event Location: 
Regulations.gov TX
Date and Time: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023 - 7:00am to Monday, January 30, 2023 - 11:45pm