New Permit Application - South Big Horn C&D Landfill

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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 new permit application for the South Big Horn Construction and Demolition Landfill.

            This facility provides for the disposal of construction and demolition waste which have been generated within Southern Big Horn County and surrounding areas.  The seven (7) acre facility is approximately 3.5 miles south of Greybull, Wyoming or approximately 3.0 miles north of Basin, Wyoming.  More specifically, this facility is located in Section 31, T52N, R93W, Big Horn County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 28,375 cubic yards.  The life of the facility is estimated to be 11.5 years.

            The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has reviewed the application and determined that it is generally complete.  The DEQ’s solid waste rules, in Chapter 1, 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 information 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 DEQ’s completeness review.  The period for providing comments shall begin on June 18, 2020 and end on July 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 W. 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, 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.