South Big Horn County Landfill - Closure Permit Application

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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 Big Hom County Solid Waste Disposal District has submitted a closure permit application for the South Big Horn County Landfill.

This facility will cease disposal of solid waste. The 130acre facility is located approximately 3.5
miles south of Greybull Wyoming and approximately 3 miles north of Basin, Wyoming. More
specifically, this facility is located in Section 31, T52N, R93W, in Big Horn County, Wyoming.

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has
reviewed the permit application and determined that it is generally complete. The DEQ's solid waste
rules, in Chapter I, require that the applicant must provide public notice that the application has been
determined to be complete and inform the public that there is an opportunity to file comments on the
application. This publication provides notice of that opportunity. Additional infonnation on the permit
application and the DEQ's completeness review may be obtained at the address below.

Any interested person has the right to file comments on the permit application and the
Department's completeness review. The period for providing comments shall begin on March 19, 2020
and end on April 27, 2020. Comments must be received by 5:00 PM on the last day of the notice
period. Comments on this application must be submitted in writing to the Department of Environmental
Quality, Luke Esch, Administrator, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division, 200 West 17th Street,
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002.

The DEQ may, at its discretion, conduct a public hearing on this permit application. If the DEQ
elects to hold a public hearing on the permit application, the DEQ will provide public notice of the
hearing. At the hearing, the DEQ may solicit additional comments on the application.

The DEQ is now conducting a detailed review of the application to determine if it complies with
applicable technical standards for a facility of this type. If the DEQ finds that the application complies
with technical standards for a facility of this type, the DEQ will issue a proposed permit and provide
public notice of the proposed permit.

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.