Weston County Solid Waste District Regional Landfill

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Weston County Solid Waste District Regional Landfill

In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules, the Weston County Solid Waste District has submitted a new Solid Waste Rules
Chapter 2 Lifetime permit application for the new Weston County Solid Waste District Regional Landfill.

This facility provides for the transfer, treatment and storage of scrap metal, white goods, clean wood disposal recycling commodities, green waste, paint, used oil, used antifreeze, scrap tires, electronic
waste, cathode ray tubes and lead acid batteries, as well as the disposal of; municipal solid waste,
industrial solid waste, construction and demolition waste and non-friable asbestos containing waste which have been generated within the State of Wyoming. The 119-acre facility is located approximately 5 miles south of Newcastle, Wyoming. More specifically, this facility is located in the
S ½ SE ¼ of Section 17 and NW ¼ NE ¼ of Section 20 T44N, R61W, in Weston County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 2,690,200 cubic yards. The life of the facility is estimated to be 228 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 August 4, 2022 and end on September 12, 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.

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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