Details for TCEQ - Notice of Public Meeting for a Municipal Solid Waste Permit - Proposed Permit No. 2400 - English

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Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Notice of Public Meeting For a Municipal Solid Waste Permit Proposed Permit No. 2400 Application. The City of Waco, 501 Schroeder Drive, Waco Texas 76710, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a permit to authorize the construction and operation of a new Type I Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfill. The facility is proposed to be located at 4730 T K Parkway, Axtell 76624 in McLennan and Limestone Counties, Texas. The TCEQ received Parts I and II of this application on August 8, 2018 and Parts III and IV of the complete application on May 29, 2020; as such, this is a continuation of that application and not a new application. The following link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and is not part of the application or notice: https://arcg.is/1irnev0. For exact location, refer to application. Additional Notice. TCEQ's Executive Director has determined that the application is administratively complete and is conducting a technical review of the application. After the technical review of the application is complete, the Executive Director may prepare a draft permit and will issue a preliminary decision on the application. Notice of the Application and Preliminary Decision will be published and mailed to those who are on the county-wide mailing list and to those who are on the mailing list for this application. That notice will contain the deadline for submitting public comments. Public Comment/Public Meeting. A public meeting will be held and will consist of two parts, an Informal Discussion Period and a Formal Comment Period. A public meeting is not a contested case hearing under the Administrative Procedure Act. During the Informal Discussion Period, the public will be encouraged to ask questions of the applicant and TCEQ staff concerning the permit application. The comments and questions submitted orally during the Informal Discussion Period will not be considered before a decision is reached on the permit application and no formal response will be made. Response will be provided orally during the Informal Discussion Period. During the Formal Discussion Period on the permit application, members of the public may state their formal comments orally into the official record. A written response to all formal comments will be prepared by the Executive Director. All formal comments will be considered before a decision is reached on the permit application. A copy of the written response will be sent to each person who submits a formal comment or who requested to be on the mailing list for this permit application and provides a mailing address. Only relevant and material issues raised during the Formal Comment Period can be considered if a contested case hearing is granted on this permit application. The Public Meeting is to be held: Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM Members of the public who would like to ask questions or provide comments during the meeting may access the meeting via webcast by following this link: https://www.gotomeeting.com/webinar/join-webinar and entering Webinar ID 847-880-883. It is recommended that you join the webinar and register for the public meeting at least 15 minutes before the meeting begins. You will be given the option to use your computer audio or to use your phone for participating in the webinar. Those without internet access must call (512) 239-1201 at least one day prior to the meeting to register for the meeting and to obtain information for participating telephonically. Members of the public who wish to only listen to the meeting may call, toll free, (415) 655-0052 and enter access code 240-069-391. Additional information will be available on the agency calendar of events at the following link: https://www.tceq.texas.gov/agency/decisions/hearings/calendar.html. Information. Citizens are encouraged to submit written comments anytime during the public meeting or by mail before the close of the public comment period to the Office of the Chief Clerk, TCEQ, Mail Code MC-105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 or electronically at https://www14.tceq.texas.gov/epic/eComment/. If you need more information about the permit application or the permitting process, please call the TCEQ Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information can be found at our Web site at www.tceq.texas.gov. Si desea información en Español, puede llamar al 1-800-687-4040. The permit application is available for viewing and copying at the Waco-McLennan County Central Library, 1717 Austin Avenue, Waco, McLennan County, Texas 76701 and may be viewed online at: https://www.waco- texas.com/landfill-application-process.asp. Further information may also be obtained from the City of Waco at the address stated above or by calling Mr. Charles Dowdell, Director of Solid Waste, at (254) 750-1601. Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the meeting should call the Office of the Chief Clerk at 512-239-3300 or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD) at least five business days prior to the meeting. Issued Date: August 19, 2021

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