Proposed Permit for Earth Works Solutions Gillette Tire Shredding Facility

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Proposed Permit for Earth Works Solutions Gillette Tire Shredding Facility

            In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules, Earth Works Solutions has submitted a new permit application for the Gillette Tire Shredding Facility.

            This facility provides for the transfer, treatment, and storage of scrap tires which have been generated within 100 miles of Gillette, Wyoming. The 4.89-acre facility is located approximately
1.3 miles north of Gillette on 2506 Little Powder River Road, Gillette WY 82716. More specifically, this facility is located in the SW1⁄4 SW1⁄4 of Section 11 and NW1⁄4 NW1⁄4 of Section 14, T50N, R72W, in Campbell County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 400 tons of scrap passenger truck tires, 600 tons of scrap semi-truck tires, and 1,200 tons of shredded scrap tires. The life of the facility is estimated to be indefinite.

            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 29th, 2022 and end on December 5th, 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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