Kennecott Utah Copper Bingham Canyon Used Tire Monofill Class IIIb Landfill

September2020

Facility Owner

Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper
4700 Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, Utah 84009
Phone: (801) 204-2000

Facility Operator

Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper
4700 Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, Utah 84009
Phone: (801) 204-2000

Facility Location

Township 3 South, Range 3 West in Section 14. The facility is located in the waste rock dumps of the Bingham Canyon Mine. The Bingham Canyon Mine office for Kennecott Utah Copper are at 12800 West Highway 111, Bingham Canyon, Utah 84066

Remaining Capacity

  • Facility Area: 430 acres
  • Actual Disposal Area: 2 acres
  • Years: 30

Waste Accepted

Waste tires from ore haul trucks and other large mining equipment using tires with a rim diameter of greater than 24.5 inches. The number of waste tires is a function of ore production. It is anticipated that 500-800 compliant tires per year will be disposed.

Waste Excluded

PCB’s as defined by R315-301-2(53) of the Utah Administrative Code, except PCB’s specified by R315-315-7(2)(a) and (c) of the Utah Administrative Code. Hazardous waste as defined by R315-261-3 of the Utah Administrative Code, except waste specified by R315-303-4(7)(a)(i)(B) of the Utah Administrative Code. Household waste, municipal waste, and commercial waste.

Permit Effective Date

September 29, 2020, to September 28, 2030

Facility Contact

Cassady Kristensen, Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper
Phone: (801) 204-2129

DEQ Contact

Doug Taylor (dwtaylor@utah.gov)
Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control
PO Box 144880
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4880
Phone: (801) 536-0240

Local Health Department

Salt Lake County Health Department
Phone: (385) 468-4100

Facility Documents

Comments

For more information, please contact Brian Speer (bspeer@utah.gov) (801) 536-0219.