36 CFR § 9.104 - What final actions may the Regional Director take on my operations permit?
(a) The Regional Director will take final action within 30 days of completing all required legal compliance, including compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, unless:
(1) We and you agree that such final action will occur within a shorter or longer period of time; or
(2) We determine that an additional period of time is required to ensure that we have, in reviewing the permit application, complied with all applicable legal requirements.
(1) Approved with the operating conditions contained therein; or
(2) Denied, and provide you justification for the denial. Any such denial must be consistent with § 9.30(c).