Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District Worland #2

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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 Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District #1 (WCSWDD#1) has submitted a Life Time renewal permit application for the Worland #2 Landfill.

           This facility provides for the storage and disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW), industrial solid waste (ISW), construction and demolition waste (C&D), dead animal waste (DAW), non-friable asbestos waste (NFAW) and friable asbestos waste (FAW). The facility may also accept for storage and/ or treatment used oil, used anti-freeze, lead-acid batteries, source separated paper, card board, plastic, aluminum, and glass, white goods, scrap metal and tires, clean wood waste, petroleum contaminated soils (PCS), sump wastes and clean fill materials. Special solid wastes including PCS, NFAW and FAW may be accepted from any were in the State of Wyoming. The service area for the facility is WCSWDD#1, the same area as the Washakie County School District #1, including the City of Worland and the surrounding rural area of western Washakie County. The facility may also accept municipal solid waste (MSW) from the remainder of Washakie County, which includes the Ten Sleep Solid Waste District (TSSWD), as well as Big Horn County, Park County and Hot Springs County. The 280 acre facility is located 3 mile west of the City of Worland in Washakie County, Wyoming.  More specifically, this facility is located in the E1/2 of the NE1/4 of Section 22, and the NE1/4 of Section 23, T47N, R93W, in Washakie County, Wyoming.  The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 2,924,467 cubic yards.  The life of the facility is estimated to be 57 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 Washakie County Library, 1019 Coburn AVE, Worland WY 82401, and the Washakie County Clerk’s Office, 1001 Big Horn Ave. Worland, WY 82401.

            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 October 10, 2019 and end on November 12, 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.