Public Notices: Bentonite Performance Minerals, LLC (F030141/A0016098)

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notices: March 21, 2024

 

 

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The Division of Air Quality, proposes to approve the following requests:

Bentonite Performance Minerals, LLC (F030141, P0037543):  

CHAPTER 6, SECTION 2 CONSRUCTION/MODIFICATION PERMIT - Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality PUBLIC NOTICE: In accordance with Chapter 6, Section 2(m) of the Wyoming Air Quality Standards and Regulations, notice is hereby given that the State of Wyoming, Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, proposes to approve a request by Bentonite Performance Minerals, LLC to establish the Maurer Lease 21, a 180 acre bentonite mine, which will include exposed acreage, stockpiling and haul activity located in the SE¼ NW¼ of Section 21, T57N, R65W, approximately seventeen (17) miles north-northwest of Hulett, in Crook County, Wyoming. No crushing/screening, blasting, hot mix asphalt plants or concrete batch plants are planned for this site. The applicant estimates an annual production rate of 100,000 tons per year.

For the duration of the public comment period, the permit application, the agency’s analysis, and the public notice are available for public inspection online at https://openair.wyo.gov, utilizing facility ID F030141 and permit number P0037543 under permits. This material may also be viewed online, at the above URL, utilizing a public computer at the Crook County Library, Sundance, Wyoming. Additionally, for the duration of the public comment period a copy of this public notice is available for public inspection at the Crook County Clerk’s Office, Sundance, Wyoming.

Written comments may be directed to Nancy Vehr, Administrator, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th St., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 or by fax (307) 635-1784. Please reference A0016098 in your comment. Comments may also be submitted electronically through the Division’s website (http://aq.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com). Comments submitted by email will not be included in the administrative record. All comments received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 22, 2024 will be considered in the final determination on this application. A public hearing will be conducted only if in the opinion of the administrator sufficient interest is generated or if an aggrieved party so requests. Para español, visite deq.wyoming.gov. Americans with Disabilities Act: special assistance or alternative formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Please provide at least fourteen (14) days before the close of the public comment period for such requests.

                   Please note that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Cheyenne Office has moved. 
                                                                               The new address is:

                                                                               200 West 17th Street
                                                                              Cheyenne, WY 82002