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Underground Injection Control Program; Hazardous Waste Injection Restrictions; Petition for Exemption-Class I Hazardous Waste Injection; ConocoPhillips Company, Borger, TX

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Notice of a final decision on a no migration petition.


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 ConocoPhillips Company for one Class I injection well located at Borger, Texas. 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 ConocoPhillips, of the specific restricted hazardous wastes identified in this exemption, into Class I hazardous waste injection well No. WDW-325 at the Borger Texas facility, until December 31, 2017, unless EPA moves to terminate this exemption. Additional conditions included in this final decision may be reviewed by contacting the Region 6 Ground Water/UIC Section. A public notice was issued May 19, 2011. The public comment period closed on July 5, 2011. No comments were received. This decision constitutes final Agency action and there is no Administrative appeal. This decision may be reviewed/appealed in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act.


This action is effective as of July 8, 2011.


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) 665-7150.

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Dated: July 8, 2011.

William Honker,

Acting, Division Director, Water Quality Protection Division.

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[FR Doc. 2011-18001 Filed 7-15-11; 8:45 am]