Proposed Rules & Regulations
This page contains information regarding proposed Rules and Regulations that are currently under development within the Land Quality Division.
Land Quality Advisory Board Meetings
The next LQD Advisory Board Meeting is scheduled for September 19, 2018 in Casper Wyoming. Additional details regarding the meeting will be published when the public notice is finalized in the coming weeks.
Environmental Quality Council (EQC) Hearings and Meetings
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.
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".