United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Application Review Schedule for LC East/KM Horizon Amendment

The following table summarizes the key milestones in the schedule that the U.S. Nucl ear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has established for its review of the application that Lost Creek ISR LLC submitted to obtain a license for its LC East/KM Horizon In Situ Recovery expansion.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual – A
Target – T
Application 09/30/14 – A
Acceptance Review
NRC requests supplemental information
11/02/14 – A
Licensee submits supplemental information / Acceptance Review Start
02/23/15 – A
Issue letter indicating deficiency in application
04/15/15 – A
Licensee resubmits application
02/25/16 – A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
05/18/16 – A
Issue letter indicating deficiency in application
05/18/16 – A
Licensee submits revised application
02/27/17 – A
Complete Acceptance Review
05/02/17 – A
Safety Review *
Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant – Subject Areas: Water resources, Cumulative Impacts, Confinement, MILDOS, Background Radiological Characteristics
07/27/17 – A
Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant – Subject Areas: Site Characterization, Waste Disposal, Occupational and Radiological Impacts, Accidents
08/28/17 – A
Licensee Response to RAIs numbers 1-19
09/25/17 – A
Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant – Subject Areas: Administrative, general
10/30/17 – A
Final SER
08/07/18 – A
Environmental Review *
NRC letter to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) affirming the lead and cooperating agency designations for the environmental impact statement (EIS) and for the Section 106 process under the National Historic Preservation Act
12/04/14 – A
BLM's Federal Register notice of intent to prepare the EIS
09/14/15 – A
NRC's RAIs Issued to Applicant – see RAI schedule shown in Safety Review schedule, above
see above
BLM published Draft EIS
08/31/18 – A
BLM Publishes Final EIS
12/31/18 – T

* Timeline based on 30-day response to RAIs issued on 7/31 & 9/5, and a 60-day response to RAIs issued 11/1. These RAIs will cover both safety and EIS topics. The NRC is a cooperating agency in the development of the EIS for this proposed amendment, and BLM is the lead agency.

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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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, September 13, 2018