Newcastle Landfill - Closure 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 Newcastle has submitted a closure permit application for the Newcastle Landfill.

This facility will cease disposal of solid waste. The 39.3-acre facility is located approximately 5 miles south of the City of Newcastle. More specifically, this facility is located in Section 15, T44N, R61W, in Weston County, Wyoming.

The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (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 Casper office (152 N. Durbin St, Casper, WY 82601), at the Weston County Public Library (23 West Main St., Newcastle, WY 82701), and the Weston County Clerk's Office (1 West Main St., Newcastle, WY 82701).

Any interested person has the right to file written comments, including objections on the proposed permit. The period for providing comments on the proposed permit, shall begin on August 12, 2021 and end on September 20, 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 or submitted using the DEQ comment portal provided at https://shw.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/.

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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