Industrial Waste Landfill #2.

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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, the Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company (SWRC) has submitted a renewal permit application for the Industrial Waste Landfill #2.

This facility provides for the disposal of solid wastes which have been generated by operations at the Sinclair Petroleum Refinery, Sinclair Pipeline and Trucking companies, and the Sinclair Golf Course. The 37.01-acre facility is located approximately one and a half miles east of the Town of Sinclair, in Carbon County, Wyoming. More specifically, this facility is located in the SE¼, SE¼ of Section 15 and NE¼, NE ¼ of Section 22, Township 21 N, Range 86W. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 1,607,711 cubic yards. The life of the facility is estimated to be 85 years.

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 April 16th 2022 and end on May 23rd 2022. 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, Suzanne Engels, Administrator, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division, 200 W. 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 or submitted using the DEQ comment portal provided at

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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