United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Application Review Schedule for Smith Ranch Highland

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 Power Resources, Inc. submitted to renew its license for the Smith Ranch Highland In Situ Recovery (ISR) site.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered 02/1/2012 – A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
02/9/2012 – A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
07/5/2012 – A
Safety Review *
Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) Issued to Applicant
05/02/2013 – A
RAI response received from applicant
04/21/2015 – A
2nd round of RAIs issued to applicant
08/07/2015 – A
Acceptance Review of Round 1 of RAIs complete, RAIs not sufficient for staff to be able to complete review
04/29/2016 – A
Status letter issued to applicant
04/14/2017 – A
Schedule letter issued to applicant identifying 1/19/18 as RAI response target date
11/07/2017 – A
Receive complete RAI response from Applicant
01/19/2018 – T **
Partial RAI response received from applicant
03/07/2018 – A
Schedule letter issued to applicant
05/31/2018 – A
Safety Evaluation Report (SER) completed
09/24/2018 – A
Environmental Review *
RAIs Issued
05/02/2013 – A
Draft EA issued
08/08/2018 – A
Final EA issued
09/20/2018 – A
Licensing Action Completed – License Issued
09/26/2018 – A

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

** NRC staff identified this as the latest date it could receive the the RAI responses from the licensee and be able to complete its review prior to the relinquishment of oversight of this facility to the State of Wyoming.

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 27, 2018