Simplot Phosphates LLC Solid Waste Facility Fact Sheet: Class IIIb Landfill

May 2007

Facility Owner

Simplot Phosphates LLC

Facility Operator

Simplot Phosphates LLC

Property Owner


Facility Location

Approximately 10 miles north of Vernal, UT on Highway 191. Longitude:  40° 36” 22” North;
Latitude:  109° 29’ 53” West; Section 31, Township 2S, Range 22E, Salt Lake Base and Meridian.

Remaining Capacity

  • Acres: N/A
  • Tons: N/A
  • Cubic Yards: N/A
  • Years: N/A

Waste Accepted

Non hazardous industrial wastes associated with the mining of phosphate, including minor amounts of office, shipping, and incidental meal waste.

Waste Excluded

Hazardous waste, municipal waste, radioactive waste, PCB waste.

Permit Effective Date

May 1, 2007

Facility Contact

John Spencer
Senior Mining Engineer
Simplot Phosphates LLC
9401 North Highway 191
Vernal, 84078
Phone: (435) 781-3348

DEQ Contact

Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control
PO Box 144880
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4880
Phone: (801) 536-0200

Local Health Department

Tri County Health Department
147 East Main Street
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: (435) 781-8373

Facility Documents


For more information, please contact Brian Speer ( at (385) 459-0010.

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