NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
[Docket No. 40-09092; NRC-2013-0164]
AUC, LLC., Reno Creek Uranium In-Situ Recovery Project
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Part 40 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), authorizes the NRC to issue a license to AUC for its Reno Creek Uranium In-Situ Recovery (ISR) Facility in Campbell County, Wyoming. Under conditions in the license, the Source and Byproduct Materials License SUA-1602 authorizes AUC to operate its facilities as proposed in its license application, as amended, and to possess uranium source and byproduct material at the Reno Creek ISR Facility. The NRC's ROD that supports the decision to approve AUC's license application for the Reno Creek ISR Facility and to issue the license is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML17011A195.
By letter dated October 3, 2012, AUC, LLC submitted a license application to the NRC for a Source and Byproduct Materials License for the in-situ extraction and recovery of uranium at its Reno Creek ISR Project in Campbell County, Wyoming. On November 30, 2012, the NRC staff acknowledged receipt of the application and noted that the application was placed in ADAMS) under Accession No. ML122890785. The NRC staff also noted that it could not commence its acceptance review until March 2013. The staff commenced the acceptance review in March 2013, and notified AUC on June 18, 2013, that the NRC staff had completed its acceptance review and found the application acceptable for detailed technical (safety) and environmental review. In addition to the application, the NRC staff held multiple public meetings with AUC to discuss various issues and submitted detailed requests for additional information to which AUC provided responses during the review process. The NRC's Safety Evaluation Report documenting its review of AUC's application was completed on September 30, 2016. The NRC issued its final environmental impact statement on December 16, 2016