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DEP Public Notice UIC-2020-015

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West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Oil and Gas Re: UIC Permit Application 2D01501017002
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 926-0450
Fax: (304) 926-0452
Public Notice Number: UIC-2020-015 Paper:
Clay County Free Press
P.O. Box 429
Lewisburg, WV 24901
The following applicant has applied for a State Underground Injection Control (UIC) Permit modification for this facility or activity:
101 McQuiston Drive
Jackson Center, PA 16133
Application Number: 2D01501017002
Business Conducted: Oil and/or Natural Gas production and/or related activity.
Location: Pleasant District, Clay County, 13574 Clay Highway (Rt. 16), Lizemore, WV 25125
Approximate location: Latitude 38.337882 Longitude -81.17044
UTM North 4243322 UTM East 485104
Activity: Nytis Exploration Company LLC currently operates a Class II Underground Injection Control (UIC) facility in Pleasant District, Clay County, West Virginia that is permitted to inject Class II compliant fluids derived from oil and gas production. The operator has requested a permit modification to change their status from Non-Commercial (limited to inject fluids derived from wells owned by the operator) to Commercial (allowed to accept Class II compliant fluids from any qualified supplier). The state of West Virginia will act on the above application in accordance with the West Virginia Legislative Rules, Title 47, Series 13, Section 13.24 issued pursuant to West Virginia Code Chapter 22, Article 11 & 12.
Any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit modification and may request a public hearing within 30 days of the date of publication. Such comments or requests should be addressed to:
Office of Oil and Gas
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Attn: UIC Program
Comments may also be e-mailed to with “UIC Comments” in the subject line or faxed to (304) 926-0452, Attn: UIC Program. Comments received within this period will be considered prior to acting on the permit application. Correspondence should include the name, address, and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement of the nature of the issues raised. A public hearing may be held if the Chief considers significant the degree of public interest raised on issues relevant to the draft permit. Interested persons may contact the office identified above at (304) 926-0450 to obtain further information.