Proposed Rules & Regulations

This page contains information regarding proposed Rules and Regulations that are currently under development within the Land Quality Division. 

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Land Quality Advisory Board Meetings

The Land Quality Advisory Board will hold a meeting on September 19, 2018 to consider proposed revisions to the Financial Assurance Regulations in Coal Chapters 11 and 20 and Noncoal Chapters 6 and 12 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (MST) in the Hearing Room at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Building, 2211 King Blvd., Casper, Wyoming.  Proposed rule language, Statement of Reasons, Public Notice and other files labelled "AB" may be downloaded below.

Environmental Quality Council (EQC) Hearings and Meetings

1.     The EQC will hold a hearing on September 25, 2018 to consider proposed revisions to Coal Chapter 18 - In Situ Mining and Noncoal Chapter 11 beginning at 9:00 a.m. (MST) at the Wyoming Game & Fish Conference Room, 260 Buena Vista Dr., Lander WY 82520.  Proposed rule language, Statement of Reasons, public notice and other files labelled "EQC" may be downloaded below. 

2.     Public Notice: Environmental Quality Council Hearing, Rules of Practice and Procedure, Chapter 1.

The Wyoming Environmental Quality Council (EQC) will consider proposed revisions to the Department of Environmental Quality Rules of Practice and Procedure, Chapter 1, at a public hearing to be held on November 6, 2018 in the Main Conference Room of the Wyoming State Library, 2800 Central Avenue, Cheyenne WY, 82001, commencing at 9:00 a.m. (MST).Additional information for Chapter 1, Docket 18-1101 is located at: https://eqc.wyo.gov/Public/Dockets.aspx

The EQC considered and approved new rules for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Land Quality Division's (LQD) Uranium Recovery Program which are intended to allow the LQD authority to assume regulatory authority over source material involved in the extraction and concentration of uranium and thorium milling and the managment and disposal of byproduct material as defined in 11e.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, at a public hearing held on August 2, 2017.  The approved rules were forwarded to the Governor for review and approval and were filed with the WY Secretary of State on September 8, 2017.  The final rule package as submitted to the Governor is located below in the file labelled with "Uranium Recovery".  


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