Public Notice: Wheatland Landfill

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Wheatland Landfill

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1, Section 2(g) of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, the Town of Wheatland has submitted a closure permit application for the solid waste management facility called the Wheatland Landfill.

This facility will cease disposal activities of municipal waste. The approximate 30-acre facility is located two miles southeast of Wheatland, Wyoming. More specifically, this facility is located in W ½ of Section 30, W&SE ¼ of Section 25, Township 22 North, Range 67 & 68 West, sixth Principal Meridian in Platte County, Wyoming.   

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (Department) has reviewed the permit application and determined that it is complete.  The Department’s solid waste rules, in Chapter 1, Section 2 (b)(i) require that the applicant must provide public notice that the application has been determined to be complete and inform the public that there is an opportunity to file comments on the application.  This publication provides notice of that opportunity.  Additional information on the permit application and the Department’s completeness review may be obtained at the address below.

Any interested person has the right to file comments on the permit application and the Department’s completeness review.  The period for providing comments shall begin on May 10, 2017 and end on June 16, 2017.  Comments must be received by 5:00 PM on the last day of the notice period.  Comments on this application must be submitted in writing to the Department of Environmental Quality, Luke Esch, Administrator, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002.  

The Department may, at its discretion, conduct a public hearing on this permit application. If the Department elects to hold a public hearing on the permit application, the Department will provide public notice of the hearing.  At the hearing, the Department may solicit additional comments on the application.

The Department is now conducting a detailed review of the application to determine if it complies with applicable technical standards for a facility of this type.  If the Department finds that the application complies with technical standards for a facility of this type, the Department will issue a proposed permit and provide public notice of the proposed permit.

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