Big Horn County SWDD - 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 Horn 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 130-acre 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 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, Casper, Wyoming 82609, at the Big Horn County Public Library (430 West C Street, Basin, WY 82410) and the Big Horn County Clerk’s Office (420 C Street, Basin, WY 82410).

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 June 11, 2020 and end on July 20, 2020. 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.