Draft Materials Separation Plan

Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority
Public Notice on DRAFT Siting Analysis, Revised Materials Separation Plan
and Informational Meeting
for Perham Resource Recovery Facility Expansion

Notice Is Hereby Given, that Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority (PLMSWA) is making available for public comment a Draft Siting Analysis (DSA) in accordance with Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60, Subpart AAAA, the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). PLMSWA is proposing to expand the Perham Resource Recovery Facility (PRRF) and add a Material Recovery Facility (MRF).

The public comment period for the DSA commences Monday, September 24, 2012, and terminates Friday, November 23, 2012. Comments must be received in writing at PLMSWA by 4:30 pm on November 23, 2012. Evidence of timely receipt includes a date/time stamp imprinted on the first page of written comments by the PLMSWA office or receipt by fax. Comments should be sent to:

Mike Hanan, Executive Director, PLMSWA
1115 North Tower Road, Fergus Falls, MN  56537
Phone: 218-998-4898; Fax: 218-998-4899

The Draft Materials Separation Plan (MSP) commenced on July 23, 2012, and terminates on September 21, 2012. A copy of the DSA and the revised MSP, with applicable comments, will be available at the following locations during the regular business hours listed below:

PLMSWA
1115 North Tower Road, Fergus Falls, MN  56537
Normal Business Hours:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

City of Perham Library
225 2nd Avenue Northeast, Perham, MN  56573
Normal Business Hours:  Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 10:00am – 5:00 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

PLMSWA will hold a public meeting to discuss the DSA at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. The meeting will be held at the City of Perham Council Chambers located at the following address:
125 2nd Avenue Northeast, Perham, MN  56573

The agenda of topics to be discussed at the public meeting include:

  1. Introductions and Project Background
  2. Revisions to draft MSP
  3. Summary of DSA, including impacts on ambient air quality, visibility, soils and vegetation
  4. Alternates for controlling pollution
  5. Where responses to comments on the DSA and revised MSP will be available for inspection
Open Discussion and Questions Regarding the DSA

Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority
Public Notice on DRAFT Materials Separation Plan
and Informational Meeting on Perham Resource Recovery Facility Expansion

Notice Is Hereby Given, that Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority (PLMSWA) proposes to finalize a Draft Materials Separation Plan (MSP) in accordance with Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60, Subpart AAAA, the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). PLMSWA operates an integrated solid waste management system that provides comprehensive solid waste services to Becker, Otter Tail, Todd, and Wadena Counties. PLMSWA is proposing to expand the Perham Resource Recovery Facility (PRRF) and add a Material Recovery Facility (MRF). The Draft MSP identifies the goals and approaches for separating certain components of the municipal solid waste (MSW) stream in the service area prior to waste combustion at the PRRF, in order to make separated materials available for recycling.

The public comment period for the Draft MSP commences Monday, July 23, 2012, and terminates Friday, September 21, 2012. Comments must be received in writing at PLMSWA by 4:30 pm on September 21, 2012. Evidence of timely receipt includes a date/time stamp imprinted on the first page of written comments by the PLMSWA office or receipt by fax. Comments should be sent to:

Mike Hanan, Executive Director, PLMSWA
1115 North Tower Road, Fergus Falls, MN  56537
Phone: 218-998-4898; Fax: 218-998-4899

A copy of the Draft MSP will be available at the following locations during the regular business hours listed below:

PLMSWA
1115 North Tower Road, Fergus Falls, MN  56537
Normal Business Hours:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

City of Perham Library
225 2nd Avenue Northeast, Perham, MN  56573
Normal Business Hours:  Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 10:00am – 5:00 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

PLMSWA will hold a public meeting to discuss the Draft MSP at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, August 22, 2012. The meeting will be held at the City of Perham Council Chambers located at the following address:
125 2nd Avenue Northeast, Perham, MN  56573

The agenda of topics to be discussed at the public meeting include:

  1. Introductions
  2. Expected size of the PLMSWA facility service area
  3. Amount of waste PLMSWA will collect in the service area
  4. Types and estimated amounts of materials proposed for separation
  5. Methods proposed for materials separation
  6. Amount of residual waste for disposal
  7. Alternate disposal methods for handling the residual waste
  8. Where responses to comments on the Draft MSP will be available for inspection
  9. Where the revised MSP will be available for inspection
  10. Open Discussion and Questions Regarding the Draft MSP

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