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The Integrated Licensing Process (ILP)

Preparing an Application

Preliminary License Proposal or Draft License Application [see 18 CFR 5.16 External Link]

» Process

Applicants must file a preliminary license proposal (PLP) that describes the project proposal, existing and proposed project operation, existing and proposed environmental measures, and the effects of the project proposal on environmental resources. Applicants for a new or subsequent license must file the PLP at least 150 days prior to the deadline for filing the license application.