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 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 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82009, at the Converse County Library, 300 East Walnut Street, Douglas, Wyoming 82633, and the Converse County Clerk’s Office, 107 North 5th Street, Suite 114, Douglas WY 82633.

            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 31, 2021 and end on May 7, 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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