Renewal Permit - Oregon Basin #2 Industrial Landfill

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Renewal Permit - Oregon Basin #2 Industrial Landfill

            In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules and Regulations, Merit Energy Company has submitted a renewal permit application for the Oregon Basin #2 industrial landfill (File #20.346).  The renewal application includes a major amendment for the addition of approximately 7764 cubic yards of additional waste disposal.

            This facility provides for the treatment and disposal of  non-friable asbestos, petroleum
contaminated wastes, RCRA exempt exploration wastes and Construction and Demolition waste
which have been generated within the Oregon Basin, Pitchfork and Spring Creek fields.  The 4.05 acre facility is located approximately 8 miles southeast of Cody, Wyoming off WY Hwy 120 on
County Road 3FK. More specifically, this facility is located in the southwest quarter of the
southeast quarter of Section 5, Township 51 North, Range 100 West, in Park County, Wyoming. 
The remaining volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 7764 cubic yards.  The
remaining life of the facility is estimated to be 12 years.

            The Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ) has issued a proposed permit for this facility.  Copies of the application and the proposed permit can be viewed at DEQ’s Cheyenne office.

            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 30, 2022 and end on October 6, 2022.  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:


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