• Water Quality Division Considers Changes to Water Quality Rules
  • June 10, 2015
  • Law Firm: Holland Hart LLP - Denver Office
  • The Wyoming Environmental Quality Council (EQC) will consider revisions to the Water Quality Rules and Regulations (Regulations) at a hearing beginning at 9 a.m. on July 8, 2015 in Room 1699 of the Herschler Building, 122 W. 25th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The proposed revisions will streamline the Regulations by: 1) moving the contents of Chapters 13 and 16 to a new Chapter 27; 2) editing redundant passages in Chapter 27; and 3) reserving Chapters 13 and 16. The Department is also proposing minor corrective revisions to Chapter 8, Section 6.

    A second hearing will commence at 10 a.m. on July 8th at the same location for the EQC to consider proposed revisions to Chapters 15 and 25 of the Regulations. These revisions will: 1) move the contents of Chapter 15, Appendix C to the new Appendix B in Chapter 25; 2) update design requirements and correct inconsistencies in Chapter 25; and 3) reserve Chapter 15.

    In order for the Department to consider responses, written comments must be received by 5 p.m. (MDT) on June 24, 2015. Written comments should be sent to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality/Water Quality Division, 122 West 25th Street, Herschler Building - 4W, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. Email comments will not be considered. The Department will file responses to comments with the Council prior to the July 8th hearing. Oral comments focused on the proposed rule revisions will be considered at the hearings.