Douglas Construction and Demolition Landfill

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Douglas Construction and Demolition Landfill

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules, the City of Douglas has submitted a renewal permit application for the Douglas Construction and Demolition Landfill.

This facility provides for the disposal of construction and demolition wastes which have been generated within Douglas and the unincorporated areas of eastern Converse County. The 37-acre facility is located approximately 0.5 miles northeast of Douglas. More specifically, this facility is located in the NW¼, SW¼ Section 3, and NE¼, SE¼ Section 4, T32N, R71W, 6th P.M., Converse County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 344,590 cubic yards. The life of the facility is estimated to be 34 years.

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 May 18, 2022 and end on June 24, 2022. 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, Suzanne Engels, Administrator, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division, 200 W. 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 or submitted using the DEQ comment portal provided at

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.

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