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 as a transfer station 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 August 3, 2022 and end on September 9, 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 https://shw.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/.
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. 8281 published in the Torrington Telegram on August 3, and 10, 2022.