Draft Permit - UIC Class V - 2021-399 LDS Martins Cove

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Public Notice: Draft Permit - UIC Class V - 2021-399 LDS Martins Cove

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Notice of Proposed 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 notification is to inform the public that the UIC Program is proposing the issuance of a renewal permit (Permit 2021-399) for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Martin’s Cove Mormon Handcart Historical Site high capacity septic system. The permit applicant is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 2627 E. 7th Street, Casper, WY 82609. The septic system leachfields are located in the NE¼ SW¼, Section 35, Township 29 North, Range 87 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, Natrona County. This site is a recreational historical site and features numerous buildings and improvements to provide a historical experience to visitors. Many of the buildings at the site provide restroom services for visitors and staff. The site also includes living quarters for onsite staff, as well as restrooms provided for groups traveling on tour buses.

The public comment period begins August 3, 2022, and ends September 2, 2022. Electronic copies of the proposed permit and relevant application materials are available for review.
During the 30-day public comment period, any interested person may submit written comments on the proposed permit and may request a public hearing be held. Electronic comments may only be submitted through and accepted by the WDEQ comment portal provided at http://wq.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/.

Requests for public hearings on permit applications or modifications must be made in writing to the administrator and shall state the reasons for the request. Requests for public hearings on permit issuance, denial, revocation, termination, or any other department action appealable to the Council, shall be made in writing to the Chairman of the Environmental Quality Council (Chairman, Wyoming Environmental Quality Council, 2300 Capitol Ave., Hathaway Bldg. 1st, Room 136, Cheyenne, WY 82002) and the WDEQ Director (Director, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th Street, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002) and state the grounds for the request. The Council shall hold hearings pursuant to the WDEQ Rules of Practice and Procedure.

All written comments and requests received prior to 5:00 P.M, September 2, 2022 in the Cheyenne office will be considered. Electronic comments may be submitted to the link identified above. Comments submitted by email will not be considered. Written comments may be directed to Mr. Troy Sanders, P.G. UIC Program Manager, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division, 200 West 17th Street, 2nd Floor, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 or by fax at (307) 635-1784. Para Español, visite deq.wyoming.gov.

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