Nielson Construction has submitted an application for a permit renewal for the Nielson Construction Class V landfill located north of Castle Dale, Utah.  The proposed permit application for renewal of the Class V landfill has been reviewed and determined to be complete and in compliance with the Utah Solid Waste Permitting and Management Rules.  This permit renewal allows the facility to continue to operate the Class V landfill for ten years after the permit renewal has been approved.  The required public comment period for the draft permit begins on November 7, 2019 and ends on December 9, 2019.

Documents related to this modification can be reviewed at the following locations:

Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control
Multi Agency State Office Building
195 North 1950 West, 2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah

For the public’s convenience, an unofficial copy of the application and the draft permit is available on the Internet at

Written comments will be accepted if received by 5:00 p.m. on December 9, 2019 and should be submitted to the address below. Comments can also be hand delivered to the Division address above and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on December 9, 2019.

Ty L. Howard, Director
Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 144880
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-4880

Comments can also be sent by electronic mail to: “”.  Comments sent in electronic format should be identified by putting the following in the subject line: Public Comment on Nielson Construction Class V Landfill.  All documents included in comments should be submitted as ASCII (text) files or in pdf format.

Under Utah Code Section 19-1-301.5, a person who wishes to challenge a Permit Order may only raise an issue or argument during an adjudicatory proceeding that was raised during the public comment period and was supported with sufficient information or documentation to enable the Director to fully consider the substance and significance of the issue.

For further information contact Allan Moore of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control at (801)536-0211.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals with special needs (including auxiliary communicative aids and services) should contact Larene Wyss, Office of Human Resources at (801) 536-4284, Telecommunications Relay Service 711, or by email at “”.

Published in the ETV Newspaper November 6, 2019.

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