Public Notice Of Proposed Underground Injection Control Permit Geologic Sequestration Site

Public Notice Of Proposed Underground Injection Control Permit Geologic Sequestration Site - Carbon Herald

The Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program regulates the storage of carbon dioxide in underground geologic reservoirs within the state.

Operators of such facilities 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 one (1) permit (Permit # 2022-235 (WYS-021-00149)) for Tallgrass High Plains Carbon Storage LLC, 4200 West 115th Street, Leawood, KS 66211.

The UIC Program has determined the permittee has satisfied all requirements of Wyoming Water Quality Rules Chapter 24 and Wyoming Statutes 35-11-313 through 35-11-320, contingent on receipt of a unitization order from the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

The public comment period begins June 8, 2024, and ends August 7, 2024. Electronic copies of the proposed permit and relevant application materials are available for review at https://deq.wyoming.gov/public-notices/ (under “WATER-Class VI Wells Carbon Capture”).

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Hardcopies are available to view at the following locations:

  • WDEQ Office – Cheyenne200 West 17th Street2nd FloorCheyenne, WY 82002
  • WDEQ Office – Casper444 West Collins Dr.Suite 1400Casper, WY 82601
  • WDEQ Office – Lander510 Meadowview Dr.Lander, WY 82520
  • WDEQ Office – Sheridan2100 West 5th St.Sheridan, WY 82801
  • Wyoming State Library2800 Central Ave.Cheyenne, WY 82001
  • Laramie County Library2000 Pioneer AvenueCheyenne, WY 82001

During the 60-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/.

The UIC Class VI Program will hold a hearing following the public comment period and will issue a future notice with the location and date of the hearing.

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All written comments and requests received prior to 5:00 P.M, August 7, 2024, in the Cheyenne office will be considered. Electronic comments may be submitted via the link identified above.

Comments submitted by email will not be considered. Written comments may be directed to Ms. Lily Barkau, P.G., Groundwater Section 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.

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