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Volume 40 - Issue 18 - May 6, 2021

State of Kansas

Department of Health and Environment

Notice of Application for Municipal Solid Waste Landfill

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) received an application from Reno County for a permit modification of the Municipal Solid Waste Landfill located at 703 S. Mohawk Rd., Hutchinson, Kansas, Permit #723.

The applicant proposes an expansion of the facility permitted disposal area from 77 acres to approximately 102.1 acres.

The Reno County Commissioners have certified that the application described herein is consistent with the county’s solid waste management plan and compatible with surrounding land use. KDHE has reviewed the application and found it to be in conformance with state solid waste statutes and regulations.

KDHE is providing public notice for the permit modification application by Reno County. A final decision to issue the permit modification has not been made, and KDHE will consider information gathered during the public comment period before making a final decision. A copy of the permit application, engineering drawings, and draft permit with respect to this permit action will be available for public review at www.kdheks.gov/waste from May 6, 2021 through June 7, 2021, and during normal business hours at the following locations:

Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Bureau of Waste Management
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 320
Topeka, KS 66612-1366
Contact: Joseph Hacker
785-291-3746

Reno County Clerk
125 W. 1st Ave
Hutchinson, KS 67501
Contact: Donna Patton
620-694-2904

Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed facility should submit a written statement by 5:00 PM June 7, 2021 to Joseph Hacker of KDHE at the address listed above or via email to Joseph.Hacker@ks.gov. Comments that are postmarked by June 7, 2021 and received within one week thereafter will also be considered.

After consideration of all formal comments as described above, KDHE will make a final decision on whether to issue the permit. Notice of the decision will be given to the applicant, anyone who submitted formal comments, and those who requested notice of the final permit decision.

Lee A. Norman, MD
Secretary

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