Informal Public Comment Opportunity Regarding Proposed Changes to Solid Waste Rules and Regulations Chapters 1 and 7

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice:

Informal Public Comment Opportunity Regarding
Proposed Changes to Solid Waste Rules and Regulations Chapters 1 and 7

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division, Solid Waste Permitting and Corrective Action Program (WDEQ/SHWD) is initiating an outreach comment period related to proposed changes to Solid Waste Rules and Regulations (SWRR) Chapter 1: General Provisions and Chapter 7: Financial Assurance.

The proposed changes in SWRR Chapter 1 not only revise defined terms that are used in the rules but also clarifies the permit application format, the permit application procedure, the public notice and comment procedure, restructures passages in the Chapter for clarity; and to meet Secretary of State formatting requirements. The proposed changes in SWRR Chapter 7 include revising the requirements for not only financial assurance cost estimates but also financial assurance instruments for consistency with other divisions within the Department and banking statutes and regulations; clarifying the requirements for closure, post-closure, and corrective action cost estimates; clarifying the requirements to participate in the State Guarantee Trust Account; restructuring passages in the Chapter for clarity; and to meet Secretary of State formatting requirements.

Written and electronic comments on the topics WDEQ/SHWD is considering may be submitted beginning October 14, 2020 and ending at 5:00 p.m. (MST) on November 16, 2020. Written comments may be directed to Suzanne Engels, 200 West 17th Street, Suite 200, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002; or faxed to 307-635-1784. Electronic comments may be submitted online at: http://shw.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com.

Questions regarding these proposed revisions may be directed to Suzanne Engels at suzanne.engels@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5447.

An electronic copy of this notice and a copy of the proposed rules are available at: http://deq.wyoming.gov/shwd/resources/proposed-rules-regulations-3/

These proposed rule changes will be discussed at a future Water and Waste Advisory Board Meeting with another opportunity for public comment. Information regarding upcoming WWAB meetings will be available at: http://deq.wyoming.gov/shwd/wwab/resources/upcoming-meeting/

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