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Underground Injection Control (UIC)

Underground Injection Control in EPA Region 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI)

EPA Region 5 serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 tribes.

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Public Notices and Current Actions

The table below contains UIC permits issued and/or public noticed within the year by EPA in Region 5.  Click on the facility/permit name to view the permit and supporting documents.

Region 5 UIC Permits
Location Facility or Permit Name Permit Number Permit Type Permit Status Effective Date
Allegan County, Michigan Goodale Enterprises LLC MI-005-2D-0015 Proposed Class II Permit Public Notice  
Clare County, Michigan SWD Specialties, LLC MI-035-1I-C001 Proposed Class 1 Permit Public Notice  
Montcalm County, Michigan WB Osborn Oil & Gas Operations MI-117-2D-0023 Proposed Class II Permit Public Notice  
Calhoun County, Michigan Savoy Energy, L.P. MI-025-2D-0400 Proposed Class II Permit Public Notice  
Ottawa County, Michigan Waste Management of Michigan, Inc. MI-139-1I-0006 Class I Permit Public Ntice  
Wayne County, Michigan Buckeye Terminals, LLC MI-163-1I-0008 Class I Permit Public Notice  
Otsego County, Mich. Core Energy, LLC MI-137-2R-0034 Class II Permit Public Notice  
St. Clair County, Michigan Plains LPG Services, L.P.
MI-147-1I-0002
Class 1 Permit Public Notice  
St. Clair County, Michigan Plains LPG Services, L.P. MI-147-1I-0003 Class 1 Permit Public Notice  
Wayne County, Michigan Buckeye Terminals, LLC MI-163-1I-0007 Class I Permit Public Notice  
Wayne County, Michigan Buckeye Terminals, LLC MI-163-1I-0006 Class I Permit Public Notice  
Wayne County, Michigan Buckeye Terminals, LLC MI-163-1l-0005 Class I Permit Public Notice  
Wayne County, Michigan Buckeye Terminals, LLC MI-163-1l-0004 Class I Permit Public Notice  
Wayne County, Michigan Buckeye Terminals, LLC MI-163-3A-0001 Class III Area Permit Public Notice  
Washtenaw County, Michigan Paxton Resources, LLC MI-161-2D-0001 Draft UIC Class II Draft pending  
Manistee County, Michigan Federal Oil Company MI-101-2R-0017 Proposed Denial of Injection Well Permit Denied  
Mason County, Michigan Omimex, Energy, Inc.  MI-105-2R-0002 Draft UIC Class II Final 12/31/2018
Midland County, Michigan Hardy & Hardy LLC.  MI-111-2D-0039 Draft UIC Class II Final

9/11/2018

Clare County, Michigan Muskegon Development Company. MI-035-2R-0034 Response to Comments and Final UIC Class II Permit Modifications Final 08/27/2018
Oceana County, Michigan Ranch Production, LLC   MI-127-2D-0002 Draft modification of UIC Class II Permit Final 07/11/2018
Otsego County, Michigan Core Energy, LLC MI-137-2R-0033 Draft UIC Class II Final 10/9/2018
Oceana, Mich. Omimex Energy, Inc. MI-127-2R-0002 Draft UIC Class II Permit Final  
Gladwin County, Michigan Jordan Development Company, LLC MI-051-2D-0031 Draft UIC Class II Permit Final 12/10/2018
St. Clair County, Michigan Marysville Hydrocarbons, LLC MI-147-2D-0014 Draft UIC Class II Modified Permit Final 7/13/2018
Gibson County, Indiana Duke Energy Indiana, LLC. IN-051-1I-0001, -0002, and -0003 Response to Comments and Final UIC Class I Permits Final 4/27/2018

Oscoda County, Mich.

Merit Energy Company MI-135-2D-0047 Draft UIC Class II Permit Final 4/13/2018

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Contact information

US EPA Region 5
Mail Code WP-16J
77 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-3590
Fax: 312-886-4235

Branch Chief Steve Jann (jann.stephen@epa.gov) 312-886-2446
Section Chief Lisa Perenchio (perenchio.lisa@epa.gov) 312-886-6593

Contacts by Topic

  • Class I Well Permitting/Land Ban Exemptions – Andrew Greenhagen (greenhagen.andrew@epa.gov) 312-353-7648
  • Class II Contact – Anna Miller (miller.anna@epa.gov) 312-886-7060
  • Class III Contact – Janette E. Hansen (hansen.janette@epa.gov) 312-886-0241
  • Class IV & Class V Wells Inventory/Closure
  • Class V Well Inspections & Outreach Eva-Marie Rowe (rowe.eva@epa.gov) 312-353-0829
  • Class VI Permitting/Carbon Sequestration/Climate Change – Andrew Greenhagen (greenhagen.andrew@epa.gov) 312-353-7648
  • Land Ban Exemptions
  • Compliance Assistance & Enforcement (All Well Classes) – Ray Urchel (urchel.raymond@epa.gov) 312-353-6292
  • Scheduling Mechanical Integrity Tests - Felicia Chase (chase.felicia@epa.gov) 312-886-0240
  • Michigan Class V Inspector -  Robert Julianus (rejulianus@gmail.com)   269-330-6303 203 W. Franklin Street, Otsego, Michigan 49078
  • Michigan Class V Inspector Mary Ann Heidemann (mamaphd@frontier.com)   989-351-9700 136 South First Street, Rogers City, Michigan 49779

Regional guidance documents

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Who regulates UIC wells in my state? 

UIC in Illinois

Who regulates UIC wells in Illinois

Class Agency Contact Website
The following links exit the site Exit
I Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Bur Filson (bur.filson@illinois.gov) 217-782-6070 IL EPA UIC Program
II Illinois Department of Natural Resources Doug Shutt (doug.shutt@illinois.gov) IL Oil & Gas Resource Management
III
no class III wells in Illinois
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Bur Filson (bur.filson@illinois.gov) 217-782-6070 IL EPA UIC Program
IV
class IV wells are banned
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Bur Filson (bur.filson@illinois.gov) 217-782-6070 IL EPA UIC Program
V Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Bur Filson (bur.filson@illinois.gov) 217-782-6070 IL EPA UIC Program
VI U.S. EPA    

UIC in Indiana

Who regulates UIC wells in Indiana

Class Agency Contact Website
The following links exit the site Exit
I U.S. EPA Andrew Greenhagen (greenhagen.andrew@epa.gov) 312-353-7648  
II Indiana Department of Natural Resources Beth M. Hernly (bhernly@dnr.in.gov) 317-232-0045 IN Oil & Gas
III U.S. EPA Janette E. Hansen (hansen.janette@epa.gov) 312-886-0241  
IV U.S. EPA Ross Micham (micham.ross@epa.gov) 312-886-4237  
V U.S. EPA Ross Micham (micham.ross@epa.gov) 312-886-4237  
VI U.S. EPA    

UIC in Michigan

For questions about any of the six classes of injection wells in Michigan, contact the EPA Region 5 UIC program. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality also enforces its own set of rules for injection wells in Michigan independent of but in coordination with the federal UIC program.

Who regulates UIC wells in Michigan

Class Agency Contact
I U.S. EPA Andrew Greenhagen (greenhagen.andrew@epa.gov) 312-353-7648
II U.S. EPA Anna Miller (miller.anna@epa.gov) 312-886-7060
III U.S. EPA Janette E. Hansen (hansen.janette@epa.gov) 312-886-0241
IV U.S. EPA Ross Micham (micham.ross@epa.gov) 312-886-4237
V U.S. EPA Ross Micham (micham.ross@epa.gov) 312-886-4237
VI U.S. EPA  

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Minnesota

For questions about any of the six classes of injection wells in Minnesota, contact the EPA Region 5 UIC program.

Who regulates UIC wells in Minnesota

Class Agency Contact
I U.S. EPA Andrew Greenhagen (greenhagen.andrew@epa.gov) 312-353-7648
II U.S. EPA Ross Micham (micham.ross@epa.gov) 312-886-4237
III U.S. EPA Janette E. Hansen (hansen.janette@epa.gov) 312-886-0241
IV U.S. EPA Ross Micham (micham.ross@epa.gov) 312-886-4237
V U.S. EPA Ross Micham (micham.ross@epa.gov) 312-886-4237
VI U.S. EPA  

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Ohio

Who regulates UIC wells in Ohio

Class Agency Contact Website
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I Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Lindsay Taliaferro (lindsay.taliaferro@epa.state.oh.us) 614-644-2771 Ohio EPA UIC program Exit
II Ohio Department of Natural Resources Andrew Adgate (andrew.adgate@dnr.state.oh.us) 614-265-6673 Ohio DNR UIC Exit
III Ohio Department of Natural Resources Andrew Adgate (andrew.adgate@dnr.state.oh.us) 614-265-6673 Ohio DNR UIC Exit
IV Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Lindsay Taliaferro (lindsay.taliaferro@epa.state.oh.us) 614-644-2771 Ohio EPA UIC program Exit
V Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Lindsay Taliaferro (lindsay.taliaferro@epa.state.oh.us) 614-644-2771 Ohio EPA UIC program Exit
VI U.S. EPA    

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Wisconsin

Who regulates UIC wells in Wisconsin

Class Agency Contact Website
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I Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Brian Austin (brian.austin@wisconsin.gov) 608-266-3414 WDNR Underground Injection Wells
II Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Brian Austin (brian.austin@wisconsin.gov) 608-266-3414 WDNR Underground Injection Wells
III Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Brian Austin (brian.austin@wisconsin.gov) 608-266-3414 WDNR Underground Injection Wells
IV Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Brian Austin (brian.austin@wisconsin.gov) 608-266-3414 WDNR Underground Injection Wells
V Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Brian Austin (brian.austin@wisconsin.gov) 608-266-3414 WDNR Underground Injection Wells
VI U.S. EPA    

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Tribal UIC

No tribal agency in EPA Region 5 has direct implementation. For questions about any of the six classes of injection wells on tribal lands in Region 5 states, contact the EPA Region 5 UIC program.

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