Helena — The Montana Department of Environmental Quality announced Sinclair Oil and Gas Company has resolved a violations of the Clean Air Act of Montana that occurred at the Chisholm 1-3H well facility in Sheridan County.
Sinclair violated the CAA and Administrative Rules of Montana by failing to obtain a Montana Air Quality Permit or register the Chisholm 1-3H well within 60 days of initial well completion. The DEQ received a complete registration form in lieu of a MAQP for the Chisholm 1-3H facility on January 28, 2014, well past the 60-day requirement in the rules.
Sinclair paid a $6,271 penalty and corrected the violation.
For additional information about the Clean Air Act of Montana, or Montana Air Quality Registration Program, please call the DEQ Enforcement Division at: (406) 444-2964