[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 85 (Friday, May 2, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25161-25162]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10133]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 40-09091; NRC-2011-0148]


Issuance of Materials License and Staff's Record of Decision for 
Strata Energy, Inc. Ross ISR Project

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: License and staff's record of decision; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a 
license to Strata Energy, Inc. (Strata) for its Ross Uranium In-Situ 
Recovery (ISR) Facility in Crook County, Wyoming. Under conditions 
listed in the license, the Source and Byproduct Materials License SUA-
1601 authorizes Strata to operate its facilities as proposed in its 
license application, as amended, and to possess uranium source and 
byproduct material at the Ross ISR Facility. In addition, the NRC staff 
has published a record of decision (ROD) that supports the NRC's 
decision to approve Strata's license application for the Ross ISR 
Facility and to issue the license.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2011-0148 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may access publicly-available information related to this document 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2011-0148. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may access publicly available documents online in the NRC 
Library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the 
search, select ``ADAMS Public Documents'' and then select ``Begin Web-
based ADAMS Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC's 
Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-
4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The

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ADAMS accession number for each document referenced in this document 
(if that document is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time 
that a document is referenced. In addition, for the convenience of the 
reader, the ADAMS accession numbers are provided in a table in the 
section of this document entitled, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
     NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public 
documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Saxton, Office of Federal and 
State Materials and Environmental Management Programs, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-
0697; email: John.Saxton@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Part 40 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (10 CFR) authorizes the NRC to issue a license to Strata 
Energy, Inc. (Strata) for its Ross Uranium In-Situ Recovery (ISR) 
Facility in Crook County, Wyoming. Under conditions in the license, the 
Source and Byproduct Materials License SUA-1601 authorizes Strata to 
operate its facilities as proposed in its license application, as 
amended, and to possess uranium source and byproduct material at the 
Ross ISR Facility. The NRC staff's ROD that supports the NRC's decision 
to approve Strata's license application for the Ross ISR Facility and 
to issue the license is available in ADAMS under Accession No. 
ML14056A096.
    In accordance with 10 CFR 2.390 of the NRC's ``Rules of Practice,'' 
the details with respect to this action, including the Safety 
Evaluation Report and accompanying documentation and license, are 
available electronically in the NRC Library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. From this site, you can access the NRC's 
Agencywide Document Access and Management System (ADAMS), which 
provides text and image files of the NRC's public documents. The ADAMS 
accession numbers for the documents related to this notice are:

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1 Generic Environmental Impact           ML091530075
 Statement for In-Situ Leach Uranium
 Milling Facilities, May 2009.
2 Strata Energy, Inc.'s Application,     ML110120063
 January 4, 2011.
3 Supplemental Information, February     ML110800187
 28, 2011.
4 Response to Request for Additional     ML121030404
 Information, March 30, 2012.
5 Response to Request for Additional     ML121020343
 Information, April 6, 2012.
6 Clarification to RAI Responses,        ML12227A369
 August 10, 2012.
7 Technical Report Replacement Pages,    ML130370654
 January 18, 2013.
8 Containment Barrier Wall Construction  ML13295A230
 Update, October 14, 2013.
9 Safety Evaluation Report Suggested     ML13296A026
 Corrections, October 17, 2013.
10 Technical Report Replacement Pages,   ML14065A092
 February 19, 2014.
11 Environmental Impact Statement for    ML13078A036
 the Ross ISR Project in Crook County,
 Wyoming, Supplement to the Generic
 Environmental Impact Statement for In-
 Situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities,
 Draft Report for Public Comments,
 March 31, 2013.
12 Environmental Impact Statement for    ML14056A096
 the Ross ISR Project in Crook County,
 Wyoming, Supplement to the Generic
 Environmental Impact Statement for In-
 Situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities,
 Final Report, February 28, 2014.
13 Programmatic Agreement for            ML14111A346
 Protection of Cultural Resources,
 April 24, 2014.
14 NRC Safety Evaluation Report, April   ML14108A088
 18, 2014.
15 Source and Byproduct Materials        ML14069A315
 License SUA-1601, April 24, 2014.
15 NRC Staff's Record of Decision,       ML14073A107
 April 24, 2014.
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    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of April 2014.

    For The Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Andrew Persinko,
Deputy Director, Decommissioning and Uranium Recovery Licensing 
Directorate, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, 
Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management 
Programs.
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