Public Notices: JTL Group Inc. dba Knife River (F027125/A0016078)

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notices: March 30, 2024

 

 

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

JTL Group Inc. dba Knife River (F027125, P0037517):  

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 JTL Group Inc. dba Knife River to modify Air Quality Permit MD-14327 by updating the power source of the stationary hot mix asphalt plant to line power, converting the plant to a counter flow plant, updating the drum burner to be fueled by natural gas, replacing the wet scrubber with a baghouse, and adding a tack oil tank with associated tank heater. The stationary hot mix asphalt plant is located at the Star Pit #1 in the NE¼ SE¼ of Section 14, T13N, R66W, approximately five (5) miles southeast of Cheyenne, in Laramie County, Wyoming. Maximum production for the stationary hot mix asphalt plant is reported at 576,000 tons per year (tpy), 350 tons per hour (tph) and will use a maximum of fifteen percent (15%) Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP). The hot mix asphalt plant was previously permitted as portable source but has only operated at Star Pit #1 since the initial permit. The hot mix asphalt plant will now operate as a stationary source.

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 F027125 and permit number P0037517 under permits. This material may also be viewed online, at the above URL, utilizing a public computer at the Laramie County Library, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Additionally, for the duration of the public comment period a copy of this public notice is available for public inspection at the Laramie County Clerk’s Office, Cheyenne, 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 A0016078 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 29, 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. 
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                                                                               200 West 17th Street
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