Lander Landfill Public Notice

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Lander Landfill Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District has submitted a lifetime renewal permit application for the Lander landfill. This facility will provide for the disposal of municipal solid wastes (MSW) which have been generated within Fremont County Wyoming. The approximately 68 acre facility is located approximately 2 miles northeast of Lander Wyoming on WY HWY 789. More specifically, this facility is located in Sections 9 & 10, Township 33 North, Range 99 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, Fremont County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of solid waste with approximately 621,000 remaining. The remaining life of the facility is estimated to be approximately 23 years The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has reviewed the application and determined that it is generally complete and suitable for publication. The DEQ’s solid waste rules, in Chapter 1, 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 Lander office at 510 Meadowview Dr., at the Fremont County public library at 451 N. 2nd Street or the County Clerk’s office at 450 N. 2nd. Street in Lander, Wyoming. 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 July 18, 2018, and end on August 23, 2018. 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.