Public Notice: Red Giant Oil Company

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Red Giant Oil Company

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1, Section 2(j) of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, the Red Giant Oil Company has submitted a low hazard and low volume permit application for the Red Giant Oil Company’s Glenrock facility.

The facility is located approximately 1/4 mile west of Glenrock, Converse County WY, on Highway 95.  More specifically, this facility is located in the NW 1/4 Section 5, T33N R75W, in Converse County, Wyoming. The proposed facility will provide for the storage of on-specification use oil which has been transferred from other Red Giant Oil facilities within: Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Nebraska, and South Dakota. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is 656,000 gallons.  The life of the facility is indefinite.

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has determined that the permit application is generally complete and technically adequate.  DEQ’s solid waste rules, in Chapter 1, Section 2 (j)(iii)(A), require that the applicant must provide public notice that a proposed permit has been issued, and inform the public that there is an opportunity to comment on the proposed permit before it is issued in final form.  The notice is also required to indicate that the public may file formal written objections to issuance of a final permit.  This publication provides notice of those opportunities.

Copies of the permit application, the DEQ’s review of the application, and the proposed permit can be viewed at DEQ’s Casper office: 152 North Durbin Street, Suite 100 Casper, WY 82601.

Any interested person has the right to either: provide comments on the proposed permit, which DEQ will consider prior to taking final action on the permit application, or file formal written objections to the proposed permit.  The period for providing comments, or filing formal written objections to the proposed permit, shall begin on May 24, 2017 and end on July 6, 2017. Any comments or formal written objections must be received by 5:00 PM on the last day of the notice period.  Comments or formal objections must be submitted in writing to the Department of Environmental Quality, Todd Parfitt, Director, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY  82002. Formal written objections must be accompanied by a statement of the facts upon which the objection is based. If substantial written objections are filed, a contested case hearing will be held by the Environmental Quality Council.

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