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 Land Quality Advisory Board has tentatively scheduled its next meeting for March 21, 2019.  Agenda and additional details will be provided when known.

Environmental Quality Council (EQC) Hearings and Meetings

The EQC will consider amended rules for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Land Quality Division's (LQD) Coal and Noncoal Programs which are intended to provide efficiency in administering the coal and noncoal financial assurance regulations, consolidate the financial assurance regulations into a single chapter and provide greater flexibility by allowing real property collateral bonds at a public hearing to be held on February 19, 2019 in Room 127 Hathaway Bldg., 2300 Capitol Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002, commencing at 9 a.m. (MST).  Further information regarding the meeting can be found below in the table in the files labelled with "EQC". 

The EQC considered and approved new rules for the DEQ, 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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