City of Laramie Major Amendment Public Notice

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

                                                                PUBLIC NOTICE

            In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, the City of Laramie has submitted an application for a major permit amendment for the Laramie Landfill.

           This facility provides for the disposal of municipal solid waste and construction/demolition waste which have been generated within City of Laramie and Albany, Carbon, and Platte Counties.  The 250-acre facility is located approximately 1 ½ miles north of Laramie Wyoming.  More specifically, this facility is located in Sections 15 and 22, T16N, R73W, in Albany County, Wyoming.  The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 3,733,609 cubic yards.  The life of the facility is estimated to be 45 years.

            The purpose of the major permit amendment application is to allow the operator of this facility to change the final cover over Stage I, to revise the environmental monitoring program, and to propose a vertical expansion for construction and demolition waste over

            The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has reviewed the major permit amendment 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 major permit amendment application, the DEQ’s review of the application, and the proposed permit can be viewed at DEQ’s Cheyenne office (200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002), at the Albany County Public Library (310 South 8th Street, Laramie, WY 82070), and the Albany County Clerk’s Office (525 Grand Avenue, Suite 202, Laramie, WY 82070).

            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 March 8, 2019 and end on April 15, 2019.  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.


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.