Application Review Schedule for Marsland

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) submitted to obtain a license amendment for its Marsland In-Situ Recovery Expansion Area.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual – A
Target – T
Application Tendered 06/20/12 – A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
08/06/12 – A
Docketing Decision Issued/Acceptance Review Completed
10/05/12 – A
Safety Review
Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) issued to Applicant
07/03/13 – A
RAI Responses with revised Technical Report (TR) received from Applicant*
11/12/15 – A
Open-Issues submitted to Applicant
04/21/16 – A
06/06/16 – A
Open-Issues Responses received from Applicant**
06/30/17 – A
Safety Evaluation Report (SER) completed
01/29/18 – A
Environmental Review
Draft EA issued
12/15/17 – A
Final EA issued
04/27/18 – A
Licensing Action Completed – License Amendment Issued
05/23/18 – A

*Staff identified numerous open issues and additional RAIs associated with new data presented in the November 2015 revised TR. Staff provided open issues to the applicant in public meetings dated 4/6/2016 and 6/14/2016.
**June 2017 submittal covered significant additional characterization.

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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