Proposed Permit for the Weston County Regional Landfill

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Proposed Permit for the Weston County 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 Disposal District has submitted a new
Chapter 2 Lifetime permit application for the Weston County 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, 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
October 20, 2022, and end on November 28, 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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