Webinar: Second License Renewal – Environmental Review and Project Management

Learn best practices for managing a project to assemble, submit, and support an application for second license renewal

December 10, 2018 - Sargent & Lundy hosted the final webinar of its three-part series, Second License Renewal - Delivering the Nuclear Promise from 60 to 80 Years. The third installment, Second License Renewal: Environmental Review and Project Management, can be viewed above in its entirety. 

This webinar addresses the environmental review that is performed in parallel with the safety review for license renewal. Sargent & Lundy’s licensing and environmental permitting experts share best practices for managing a project to assemble, submit, and support an application for second license renewal.

The webinar discusses...

  • The basis for environmental review associated with a nuclear power operating license;
  • Needs for a successful environmental review for license renewal;
  • Changes for environmental review since the first round of license renewals;
  • Issues to consider for successful management of a second license renewal project; and
  • How Sargent & Lundy can help you apply best practices in project management for a second license renewal.

Who should attend?
This webinar provides insight for decision-makers who are considering a second license renewal including plant management, engineering directors and managers, and license renewal project managers.

About the Co-Presenters
Delfo Bianchini, P.E. is the executive vice president and director of Sargent & Lundy’s nuclear power business. Bianchini has more than 39 years of experience with Sargent & Lundy, focused primarily on nuclear power projects. He is responsible for the overall management of all nuclear new generation and nuclear services work performed by Sargent & Lundy. During his tenure as a Project Director, Bianchini led the firm’s execution of major nuclear projects for multiple clients in the United States and internationally. Bianchini has a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from Northwestern University and a MBA from the University of Chicago.

Roger Coppel, P.E. is a senior vice president and project director for Sargent & Lundy. Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Coppel has 38 years of experience in the engineering, design, and management of nuclear power plant projects. He serves as Sargent & Lundy's management lead for nuclear license renewal. Coppel has a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.

Russell Light is a senior consultant for Sargent & Lundy. He has more than 30 years of experience providing environmental compliance, licensing, and permitting support for power projects throughout the United States. Light has experience with all major federal environmental programs, including the National Environmental Policy Act, and has worked on environmental licensing and permitting of nuclear power plants. Light has a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Northwestern University and pursued his graduate studies in environmental engineering.

Andrew Taylor, P.E. is a senior manager for Sargent & Lundy’s license renewal services. He has 37 years of experience from the nuclear Navy and Entergy Nuclear, and he’s worked on 12 different license renewal projects. Taylor directs integrated plant analyses, evaluations of time-limited aging analyses, review of aging management programs, and development of environmental reports. Additionally, he spearheads Sargent & Lundy’s ongoing support of industry groups such as the Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI) License Renewal Task Force and associated Working Groups, and coordinates industry review of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and NEI guidance for subsequent license renewal. Taylor has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Science in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas.

Second License Renewal - Delivering the Nuclear Promise from 60 to 80 Years Webinar Series
The first webinar in this series, Making the Decision for Second License Renewal, discussed the technical issues for long-term operation of a nuclear power plant and how to build a business case supporting a second license renewal application.

The second webinar, Second License Renewal vs First License Renewal, examined documents and programs developed for first license renewal at nuclear power plants that are useful for second license renewal, along with the new challenges presented by second license renewal and how Sargent & Lundy can provide solutions.


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