Park County Public Notice

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                                                                PUBLIC NOTICE

             In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, the Park County Commission has submitted a Chapter 2 renewal permit application for a 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.

            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 Casper office, 152 N. Durbin St. Suite 100 Casper, WY 82601, at the Cody Public Library, 1500 Heart Mountain St. Cody, WY 82414, and the Park County Clerk’s Office, 1131 11th St. Cody, WY 82414.

             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 9/19/2018 and end on 10/25/2018.  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.


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