A public hearing to hear the request by Patrick McGuffin, Frank McGuffin and Harold Nichols of Lowland Waste Solutions, LLC, PO Box 1639, Morristown, TN 37816/431 Ryder Lane, Morristown, TN 37813 to operate a Class III Landfill on 83.05 acres of property located on Enka Highway (SR160) just south of Interstate 81 identified as Hamblen County Parcels 059-009.00 and 059-009.05 will be held on January 24, 2019 at 4 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Hamblen County Courthouse located at 511 W. 2nd North St., Morristown, TN. Anyone wishing to speak will be allotted 5 minutes. The Class III Landfill is to be used for the disposal of farming waste, landscaping and land clearing waste, demolition/construction wastes, shredded automotive tires and other similar wastes approved by Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) – Division of Solid Waste Management (DWSM). The waste will be placed, compacted and covered in compliance with TDEC restrictions. Reviewing the application is the Hamblen County Legislative Body, 511 W. 2nd North St., Morristown, TN (423)586-1931. The proposed landfill application as referenced in the public notice posted in public buildings and signage posted along Hwy 160 has been approved by the City of Morristown and the Morristown-Hamblen Solid Waste Board and a vote to approve or disapprove will be made at the regularly scheduled commission meeting at 5pm following the Public Hearing or at such later date as the commission may determine. Final approval of the project will be made by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and a timeframe for such determination is not known. Further information, copies of data on the proposed landfill and inspection of said data can be obtained at Lowland Waste Solutions (423)587-571.
PUBLIC HEARING – Lowland Waste Solutions 1/24/19
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