The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources says a hearing will be held on a draft air quality permit for Hyperion Resources proposed Union County oil refinery.
In a release, the department says Hyperion itself petitioned this week for the contested case hearing.
According to the agency, Hyperion's petition says a contested case hearing would be in the public interest and provide a form for the board to resolve legitimate questions that might be raised by interested parties.
No hearing date was listed.
The DENR says the comment period on the draft permit was extended last week. The agency says it plans to take comments through Nov. 14 and make a decision on the permit within 30 days.
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