INTERMOUNTAIN WASTE OIL REFINERY
Superfund Site Profile
The 2-acre Intermountain Waste Oil Refinery site is located in Bountiful, Utah. Past operations at the site include brick manufacturing, waste oil refining, petroleum trucking and oil blending. In the 1950s, an asphalt business also operated on the site. At the start of the oil blending business, green bottoms (a fraction of crude oil) were blended with diesel fuel and sold for dust control at coal mines. Over subsequent years, used oil replaced the green bottoms and the end product was sold to cement kilns for use as fuel. The used oil was collected from facilities in Utah, Nevada, Idaho ...
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