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DEQ seeks comment on draft Class 3 permit modification of the hazardous waste storage and treatment partial permit for the liquid waste management system at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center at the Idaho National Laboratory

Accepting comments from September 28, 2021, through November 12, 2021.

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is seeking comment on a draft Class 3 permit modification for the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center at the Idaho National Laboratory.

The draft modification would allow for the replacement of the sintered metal filter elements in the process gas filter with ceramic filter elements, modifications to the wet and dry radiological decontamination systems, addition of 36 new thermocouples to the shell of the carbon reduction reformer, and several other changes to the operation and design of the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit.

Written comments on the draft permit will be accepted through November 12, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. MDT.

The draft permit, fact sheet, and public notice are available for public review at DEQ’s state office (1410 N. Hilton St.) and on DEQ’s Public Comment Opportunities page.

Submit comments electronically on DEQ’s website or by mail or email to:

Brian English
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Waste and Remediation Division
1410 North Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0502
brian.english@deq.idaho.gov

Related Documents

Public notice
Draft permit
Fact sheet

Public Comment Form

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