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Underground Injection Control Program; Hazardous Waste Injection Restrictions; Petition for Exemption-Class I Hazardous Waste Injection; Amoco Petroleum Products

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Environmental Protection Agency.


Notice of final decision on no migration petition reissuance.


Notice is hereby given that an exemption to the land disposal restrictions under the 1984 Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act has been granted to Amoco Petroleum Products (Amoco) for three Class I injection wells located at Texas City, Texas. As required by 40 CFR Part 148, the company has adequately demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Environmental Protection Agency by the petition and supporting documentation that, to a reasonable degree of certainty, there will be no migration of hazardous constituents from the injection zone for as long as the waste remains hazardous. This final decision allows the underground injection by Amoco, of the specific restricted hazardous wastes identified in the exemption, into three Class I hazardous waste injection wells Nos. WDW-80, WDW-127, and WDW-128 at the Texas City, Texas facility, until December 31, 2010, unless EPA moves to terminate the exemption under provisions of 40 CFR 148.24. As required by 40 CFR 148.22(b) and 124.10, a public notice was issued May 24, 2000. The public comment period closed on July 10, 2000. No comments were received. This decision constitutes final Agency action and there is no Administrative appeal.


This action is effective as of July 25, 2000.


Copies of the petition and all pertinent information relating thereto are on file at the following location: Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6, Water Quality Protection Division, Source Water Protection Branch (6WQ-S), 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733

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Philip Dellinger, Chief Ground Water/UIC Section, EPA—Region 6, telephone (214) 665-7165.

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Jayne Fontenot,

Acting Division Director, Water Quality Protection Division (6WQ).

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[FR Doc. 00-19682 Filed 8-2-00; 8:45 am]