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 05/30/07 – A
Acceptance Review
Acceptance Review Start
05/30/07 – A
Docketing Decision Letter Issued/Acceptance Review Complete
08/28/07 – 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
04/29/09 – A
Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Issued
See Note below
Agency Comment Period
See Note below
Final EA Issued
See Note below
Record of Decision
License Amendment issued
See Note below

Note: At the request of the applicant, the environmental review for North Trend is suspended. For details, refer to the May 2, 2018, NRC Staff Update to the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel .

* 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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