Public Notice: Douglas Construction and Demolition Landfill

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Douglas Construction and Demolition Landfill

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1, Section 2(c) of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, the City of Douglas has submitted a Chapter 4 permit application for the solid waste management facility called the Douglas Construction and Demolition Landfill.

This facility will provide for the disposal of construction/demolition wastes generated within the City of Douglas and the eastern half of Converse County. The 36.95 acre facility is located approximately 0.5 miles northeast of Douglas, Wyoming. More specifically, this facility is located in the NW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 3, and the NE ¼ SE ¼ of Section 4, T32N, R71W, Sixth Principal Meridian in Converse County, Wyoming.  The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 344,590 cubic yards.

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has reviewed the permit application and determined that it is generally complete and suitable for publication.  The DEQ’s solid waste rules, in Chapter 1, Section 2 (b)(ii), require that the applicant must provide public notice that a proposed permit has been issued and inform the public that there is an opportunity to file comments on the proposed permit before it is issued in final form.  The notice is also required to indicate that the public may file formal written objections to issuance of a final permit.  This publication provides notice of those opportunities.

Copies of the permit application, the DEQ’s review of the application, and the proposed permit can be viewed at DEQ’s Cheyenne offices (200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82002), at the Converse County Library (300 East Walnut Street, Douglas, WY 82633), and the Converse County Clerk’s Office (107 N. 5th Street, Suite 114, Douglas, Wyoming 82633).

Any interested person has the right to either: provide comments on the proposed permit, which DEQ will consider prior to taking final action on the permit application, or file formal written objections to the proposed permit.  The period for providing comments, or filing formal written objections to the proposed permit, shall begin on February 8, 2017 and end on March 17, 2017.  Any comments or formal written objections must be received by 5:00 PM on the last day of the notice period.  Comments or formal objections must be submitted in writing to the Department of Environmental Quality, Todd Parfitt, Director, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82002.  Formal written objections must be accompanied by a statement of the facts upon which the objection is based.  If substantial written objections are filed, a contested case hearing will be held by the Environmental Quality Council.

In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternative formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

NOTE TO PUBLISHER:  This legal notice is provided to you as a requirement of the Wyoming DEQ/SHWD rules and regulations and must be published once per week for two (2) consecutive weeks.  This legal notice should not be published unless specifically requested by the applicant identified above.  If published, the applicant is solely responsible for all costs which are incurred.