Complete Permit Renewal Application - Basin Electric Power Cooperative Laramie River Station CCR Landfill

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Public Notice: Complete Permit Renewal Application - Basin Electric Power Cooperative Laramie River Station CCR Landfill

           In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules, the Basin Electric Power Cooperative has submitted a new permit application for the Laramie River Station Coal Combustion Residual Landfill.

            This facility provides for the disposal of coal combustion residual waste and industrial waste which have been generated by the Laramie River Station Power Plant.  The 187.80-acre facility is located at 244 Grayrocks Road, Wheatland, WY. More specifically, this facility is located in Section 28, Township 25N, Range 67W, in Platte County, Wyoming. The total volumetric capacity of this facility is estimated to be 1,499,190 cubic yards. The life of the facility is estimated to be 15 years

            The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has reviewed the application and found it to be complete. Copies of the permit application and the DEQ’s review of the application can be viewed at DEQ’s Cheyenne office 200 W 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82002. 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 June 5, 2024 and end on July 12, 2024.  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 https://shw.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/

           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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