Draft Permit – UIC Class V – 20-341 Navajo Transitional Energy Company

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Public Notice: Draft Permit – UIC Class V – 20-341 Navajo Transitional Energy Company

Notice of Proposed Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Underground Injection Control Permit

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) 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 renewal permit (#20-341) for the Navajo Transitional Energy Company, Antelope Coal Mine septic system. The permit applicant is Navajo Transitional Energy Company, P.O. Box 3001, Gillette, WY 82717. The Antelope Coal Mine is located in the SW ¼ of Section 35, Township 41 North, Range 71 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, Campbell County.

The public comment period begins March 30, 2021, and ends April 29, 2021. DEQ has prepared a supplemental on-line public notice that is available at the DEQ’s website http://deq.wyoming.gov/wqd/public-notices/water-underground-injection-control. The website provides electronic access to a copy of the draft permit.

During the public comment period, any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit and may request a public hearing be held. Requests for public hearings must be made in writing and shall 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 29, 2021 in the Cheyenne office will be considered. Comments submitted by email will not be considered. Written comments may be directed to Lily Barkau, Groundwater Section Manager, Water Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th Street, 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 or by fax at (307) 635-1784.

Requests for a contested case hearing on a permit issuance, denial, revocation, termination, or other final department action appealable to the Council, must be made in writing to the chairman of the Environmental Quality Council and the DEQ director at the address above and state the grounds for the request pursuant to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Rules of Practice and Procedure. Para español, visite deq.wyoming.gov.

Draft Permit

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Appendix C