North Big Horn Transfer Station - 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 new permit application for the North Big Horn Transfer Station.

            This facility provides for the transfer, treatment, and storage of municipal solid waste, used oil, batteries, e-waste, white goods and metal which have been generated within North Big Horn County. The 8.67-acre facility is located approximately 3 miles north west of Lovell, WY and approximately 2 miles south east of Cowley, WY. More specifically, this facility is located in Lot 87 of Section 4 T56N, R96W, in Big Horn County, Wyoming. The volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be a maximum of 50 cubic yards per day of municipal solid waste. The life of the facility is indefinite.

            The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has determined that the permit application is generally complete and technically adequate.  Therefore, DEQ issued a proposed permit for this facility. Copies of the permit application, DEQ’s review of the application, and the proposed permit can be viewed at DEQ’s Casper office at 152 North Durbin St, Suite 100, Casper, WY 82601.

            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 March 4, 2021 and end on April 12, 2021.  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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