Sunnyside Cogeneration Associates

Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) Ash #2 Landfill

Sunnyside Cogeneration Associates (SCA) submitted a permit application for the Sunnyside Power Generation Facility Coal Combustion Residual (CCR), Ash #2 Landfill located approximately one mile southeast of the generation facility on property owned by SCA at Sunnyside, Utah in Carbon County. The permit application has been reviewed by the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control and has been determined to be complete and in compliance with the Utah Solid Waste Permitting and Management Rules.  A DRAFT Permit has been prepared by the Director of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control.  This permit allows the facility to operate the Ash #2 CCR Landfill for ten years after the permit has been approved and signed.  The Director of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control is seeking public comment on the DRAFT Permit.  The CCR unit will receive site-generated non-hazardous industrial CCR waste from the Sunnyside Power Generation Facility.

The public comment period on the DRAFT Permit begins October 21, 2020 and will end November 20, 2020. If a public hearing is warranted, a date and time with information will be issued.

For the public’s convenience, an unofficial copy of the application and the draft permit is available on the Internet at:

Waste Management and Radiation Control Public Notices

Written comments will be accepted if received by 5:00 p.m. on November 20, 2020 and should be submitted by U.S. Postal Service or a commercial carrier to the address below.

Ty L. Howard, Director
Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 144880
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4880

Comments can also be sent by electronic mail to: “”. Comments sent in electronic format should be identified by putting the following in the subject line: Public Comment on “Sunnyside Cogeneration Associates CCR unit”. All documents included in comments should be submitted as ASCII (text) files or in pdf format.

Under Utah Code Section 19-1-301.5 a person who wishes to challenge a Permit Order may only raise an issue or argument during an adjudicatory proceeding that was raised during the public comment period and was supported with sufficient information or documentation to enable the director to fully consider the substance and significance of the issue.

For further information contact Doug Taylor of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control at (801) 536-0240. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals with special needs (including auxiliary communicative aids and services) should contact Larene Wyss, Office of Human Resources at (801) 536-4284, Telecommunications Relay Service 711, or by email at “”.

Published in the ETV Newspaper on October 21, 2020.

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