Public Notice: Hopper Disposal Facility

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality  | view as a webpage

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Hopper Disposal Facility

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1, Section 2(j) of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, Mike Dimick has submitted a low hazard and low volume permit application for the Hopper Disposal facility.

The proposed facility is located at 450 N. Smith Rd., Riverton Wyoming. More specifically, this facility is located in Township 01 N, Range 004E, Section 25N/2SWSW, Fremont County, Wyoming.   The proposed facility will provide for the transfer / treatment / storage of municipal solid waste (MSW), construction demolition waste (CD), electronic waste, scrap tires, green waste/clean wood, lead acid batteries, used oil and used antifreeze which have been generated within the State of Wyoming.  The total volumetric capacity of this facility is 150 cubic yards of MSW, 100 cubic yards CD, 50 cubic yards electronic waste, 50 cubic yards CRT’s, 1000 scrap tires, 10,000 square feet of green waste/clean wood, 500 lead acid batteries, 5000 gallons used oil and 5,000 gallons used antifreeze. The life of the facility is estimated to be indefinite.

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has determined that the permit application is generally complete and technically adequate.  DEQ’s solid waste rules, in Chapter 1, Section 2 (j)(iii)(A), 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 comment on the draft 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 Lander office (510 Meadowview Dr, Lander, WY 82520).

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 August 23, 2017, and end on September 28, 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.