A renewal permit application for the Oregon Basin #2 Industrial Landfill.

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality



In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules, Merit Energy Company has submitted a renewal permit application for the Oregon Basin #2 Industrial Landfill.

This facility provides for the disposal of E&P exempt oil field wastes and oil field construction and demolition wastes which have been generated by Merit Energy within the Oregon Basin, Pitchfork and Spring Creek oil fields. The 4.05 acre facility is located approximately 9 miles southeast of Cody Wyoming on Park County Road 3FK. More specifically, this facility is located in the SW1/4SE1/4 of Section 5, T51N, Rl00W, in Park County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 30,388.00 cubic yards. The life of the facility is estimated to be 12.25 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 12, 2022 and end on May 19, 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 https://shw.wyomingdeq .commentinput.com/.

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.

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