Draft Permit – UIC Class 1 – 19-130 Freestone Midstream – Nighthawk SWD 1

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Public Notice: Draft Permit – UIC Class 1 – 19-130 Freestone Midstream – Nighthawk SWD 1

Notice of Proposed Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Underground Injection Control Permit

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program regulates certain discharges of pollutants into groundwaters of the state. Operators of these discharges are required to receive coverage under a UIC permit. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the UIC Program is proposing the issuance of a new permit (#19-130) for Freestone Midstream, LLC, Nighthawk SWD #1. The applicant proposes to inject non-hazardous commercial wastes into the injection well. The permit applicant is Mr. Patrick Shauer, 1401 17th Street, Suite 1600, Denver, CO 80202. The facility is located in Section 6, Township 38 North, Range 73 West, of the Sixth Principal Meridian, Converse County, WY.

The public comment period begins on March 4, 2020 and ends April 3, 2020. WDEQ has prepared a supplemental on-line public notice that is available at the WDEQ’s website (http://deq.wyoming.gov/). The website provides electronic access to a copy of the proposed permit. You may also obtain copies of the draft permit, statement of basis, the permit application, or additional information by contacting Chris Brown, P.G., UIC Program Manager at the address listed below or by email at christopher.brown@wyo.gov.

During the thirty (30) day public comment period, any interested person may submit in writing, comments on the draft permit and may request that a public hearing be held. Requests for a public hearing should indicate the name and full mailing address of the individual requesting a hearing, the interest that individual has in the project, and the grounds for holding a public hearing. All written comments and requests received prior to 5:00 P.M., April 3, 2020 in the Cheyenne office will be considered. Comments submitted by email will not be considered. Written comments should be directed to Chris Brown, P.G., UIC Program Manager, Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division, 200 W. 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001 or by fax at 307-635-1784.

Draft Permit

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