Douglas Transfer Station - 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 Douglas has submitted a renewal permit application for the Douglas Transfer Station.

            This facility provides for the transfer, treatment, and storage of municipal solid waste, asphalt, recyclable materials, metal, white goods, used oil, and construction/demolition waste which have been generated within the City of Douglas and the eastern half of Converse County. The 76-acre facility is located one half mile northeast of the City on Landfill Road. More specifically, this facility is located in the NE1/4 SE1/4 Section 4 and NW1/4 SW1/4 Section 3, Township 32 North, Range 71 West, Converse County, Wyoming. The facility will also compost dead animals and yard waste. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 1,638 cubic yards (245 tons). The life of the facility is estimated to be indefinite.

            The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has reviewed the application and found it to be complete. 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 February 10, 2021 and end on March 19, 2021. 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.

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

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