Red Giant Oil - Renewal Permit Application

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice:

            In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, Red Giant Oil Company LLC has submitted a renewal permit application for the Red Giant Newcastle Facility.

            This facility provides for the transfer, treatment, storage of used oil, used antifreeze, slop diesel, and process water which have been generated within Wyoming, Idaho, Nebraska, Montana, South Dakota and Norther Colorado. The 8.8-acre facility is located approximately 2.5 miles southwest of the Town of Newcastle on Highway 16.  More specifically, this facility is located in a portion of the SE ¼ of Section 2 and the NW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 1, T44N, R61W, in Weston County, Wyoming. The volumetric capacity of this facility is comprised of 30 yards of petroleum contaminated soil, 371,620 gallons of used oil, 8,000 gallons of used anti-freeze, 98,500 gallons of slop diesel and 19,800 gallons process water totaling 497,920 gallons and 30 cubic yards.  The life of the facility is estimated to be indefinite.

            The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has reviewed the application and found it to be complete. Any interested person has the right to file comments on the permit application and the DEQ’s completeness review.  The period for providing comments shall begin on November 5, 2020 and end on December 14, 2020.  Comments must be received by 5:00 PM on the last day of the notice period.  Comments on this application must be submitted in writing to the Department of Environmental Quality, Luke Esch, Administrator, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division, 200 W. 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. 

            DEQ is now conducting a review of the application to determine if it complies with applicable technical standards for a facility of this type.  If DEQ finds that the application complies with the technical standards, DEQ will issue a proposed permit and provide public notice and further opportunity to comment on the proposed permit.

            In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternative formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

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