Public Notice: Park County Regional Landfill

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Park County Regional Landfill

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1, Section 1(f) of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, the Park County Commission has submitted a permit application for a renewal solid waste management facility called the Park County Regional landfill.

This facility will provide for the disposal/storage/transfer/treatment of municipal solid wastes and construction/demolition wastes which have been generated within Park County, southern Montana, the Big Horn Basin and Yellowstone Park.  The 115 acre facility is located approximately 4.5 miles south of Cody Wyoming.  More specifically, this facility is located in portions of Sections 17 and 20, T52N, R101W, Park County, Wyoming.   The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be approximately 4.9 million cubic yards of air space for waste disposal.  The life of the facility is estimated to be 45 to 50 years years.

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has reviewed the permit application and determined that it is complete.  The DEQ’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 DEQ’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 DEQ’s completeness review.  The period for providing comments shall begin on Thursday June 8th, 2017 and end on Friday July 14th, 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 W. 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, the Department will issue a proposed permit and provide public notice of the proposed permit.

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.