Rawlins Landfill - Renewal 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 City of Rawlins has submitted a renewal permit application for the Rawlins Landfill.

          This facility provides for the disposal of construction and demolition wastes which have been generated within an approximately 2,136 square mile area of mostly uninhabited ranch land, but includes areas serviced by City of Rawlins Water Department, Seminoe State Park, Sinclair, Bairoil, local businesses east and west of Rawlins along Interstate 80, the Fort Steele rest area, the Wyoming State Penitentiary, and the Wyoming Highway Department. The 10.32 acre facility is located 3001 Gun Club Road, Rawlins, Wyoming. More specifically, this facility is located in the N½SE¼, SE¼SE¼, and E½SW¼ of Section 34, T22N, R87W, in Carbon County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 239,896 cubic yards. The life of the facility is estimated to be 26 years.

          The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a proposed permit for this facility. Copies of the permit application, the DEQ’s review of the application, and the proposed permit can be viewed at DEQ’s Cheyenne office 200 W. 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY, 82002, at the Carbon County Public Library, 215 W Buffalo St., Rawlins, WY 82301, and the Carbon County Clerk’s Office 415 W Pine St., Rawlins, WY 82301.

          Any interested person has the right to file written comments, including objections on the proposed permit. The period for providing written comments on the proposed permit shall begin on October 28, 2020 and end on December 4, 2020. Any written comments must be received by 5:00 PM on the last day of the notice period. Comments must be submitted in writing to the Department of Environmental Quality, Todd Parfitt, Director, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82002.

          In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternative formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

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