Application Review Schedule for Sweetwater Uranium Mill

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 Kennecott Uranium Co. submitted to renew its license for the Sweetwater Uranium Mill Conventional Uranium Mill site.

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application Tendered (docketed date) 09/08/14 – A
Acceptance Review
Financial Re-baseline Acceptance Review Complete
09/16/14 – A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete for Technical Review
11/25/14 – A
Financial Review
Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) on financial rebaseline portion of application
12/01/14 – A
Publish FRN - notice of Opportunity for hearing
01/30/15 – A
Financial 5 year Rebaseline Amendment Issued
02/02/15 – A
Safety Review *
Round 1 of RAIs Issued for Technical/Environmental Review
07/13/15 – A
Second Round of RAIs issued to licensee
02/12/16 – A
Draft License Conditions Issued
08/25/16 – A
RAI responses received with change of design
10/12/16 – A
Third round of RAIs issued to the licensee
06/16/17 – A
Final Safety Evaluation Report (SER) completed
02/28/18 – A
Environmental Review
Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Issued
03/26/18 – A
Final EA Issued
06/04/18 – A
Record of Decision
License Amendment issued
07/05/18 – A

* 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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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, March 09, 2021