United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Application Review Schedule for North Trend

The following table summarizes the key milestones in the schedule that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has established for its review of the application that Cameco (Crow Butte Resources, Inc.) submitted to obtain a license for its North Trend In Situ Recovery expansion.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 5/30/07 – A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
5/30/07 – A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
8/28/07 – A
Safety Review *
Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
11/17/08 – A
Final Safety Evaluation Report (SER) completed
07/21/13 – A
Environmental Review
RAIs Issued to Applicant
4/29/09 – A
Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Issued
11/2014 – T
Agency Comment Period
12/2014 – T
Final EA Issued
12/2014 – T
Record of Decision
License Amendment issued
1/2015 – T

* Timeline does not include extended lead times for applicants to respond to RAIs or open issues.

Information on Federal Register notices for receipt of the application and opportunity to request a hearing or petition to intervene can be found on the Hearing Opportunities page.

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