Public Notice: Wyoming Disposal Systems-Sand Creek Recycle and Transfer Station

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Wyoming Disposal Systems-Sand Creek Recycle and Transfer Station

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1, Section 2 (c) of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations (SWRR), Wyoming Disposal Systems has submitted a new permit application for a new solid waste management facility called Wyoming Disposal Systems – Sand Creek Recycle and Transfer Station.

The facility will provide for the storage and transfer of construction debris and municipal solid waste which have been generated within Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming.  The approximate 8.51-acre facility is located at 19 Sand Creek Road, Laramie, Wyoming 82070.  More specifically, this facility is located in Section 17, Township15 North, Range 73 West, Sixth Prinicipal Meridian in Albany County, Wyoming.   The total processing capacity of this facility is estimated to be 60 tons per day.  The life of the facility is indefinite.

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (Department) has reviewed the new permit application and determined that it is generally complete and suitable for publication.  SWRR Chapter 1, Section 2 (b)(ii), requires 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 new permit application, the Department’s review of the application, and the proposed permit can be viewed at Department’s Cheyenne office (200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001), at the Albany County Public Library (310 S 8th Street, Laramie, WY 82070), or the Albany County Clerk’s Office (525 Grand Avenue #202, Laramie, WY 82070).

Any interested person has the right to either: provide comments on the proposed permit, which the Department 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 10, 2017 and end on March 20, 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 82001.  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.