In accordance with the provisions of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act and Chapter 1 of the Solid Waste Rules, the City of Torrington (City) has submitted a renewal permit application for the Torrington Baler Facility
This facility provides for the transfer of municipal solid waste, metal, yard waste, used oil, and used tires which have been generated within the City’s territory and surrounding rural areas within a radius of approximately 30 miles. The five-acre facility is located southwest of US Highway 26 and east of US Highway 85 in Torrington, Wyoming. More specifically, this facility is located in the NE¼ of Section 15, Township 24N, Range 61W, in Goshen County, Wyoming. The total processing capacity of this facility is estimated to be 70 tons per day. The life of the facility is estimated to be indefinite.
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 renewal application and the DEQ’s completeness review. The period for providing comments shall begin on May 25, 2022 and end on July 1, 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 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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Public Notice No. 8192 published in the Torrington Telegram on May 25, and June 1, 2022.