6.1 Notice of Intent

An existing licensee must file a NOI not less than 5 years before expiration of the existing license.  The NOI must include a PAD, and any request to use the ALP will be subject to the same requirements.  Reply comments to this request are due within 30 days of the NOI.[1]  The OEP Director will issue a Notice of Commencement, including a decision on the request to use the ALP, within 60 days of the NOI.[2]  That decision is not subject to interlocutory review or appeal.[3]

We now describe the material differences between the TLP and ALP.  We do not repeat the description of the individual steps that are identical in the two processes.

[1]               See 18 C.F.R. § 5.3.

[2]               See id.

[3]               18 C.F.R. § 4.34(i)(5).