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Tangi Landfill requests DEQ permit to expand to cells 13-16

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Tangi Landfill requests DEQ permit to expand to cells 13-16

The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, has determined that a major modificaiton for Tangiphoa Parish Regional Solid Waste Facility, P.O. Box 215, Amite, LA 70422 for the Type II Landfill is technically complete and acceptable for public review. The facility is located at 57510 Hano Rd, Independence, Tangipahoa Parish.

Tangipahoa Parish Regional Solid Waste Facility proposes to expand their footprint with the addition of Cells 13-16 to the facility.

Comments and requests for a public hearing or notification of the final decision can be submitted via personal delivery, U.S. mail, email, or fax. Comments and requests for public hearings must be received by 4:30 pm CST, Thursday, February 15, 2018. Delivery may be made to the drop-box at 602 N. 5th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802. U.S. Mail may be sent to LDEQ, Public Participation Group, P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313. Emails may be submitted to DEQ.PUBLICNOTICES@LA.GOV and faxes sent to (225) 219-3309.

Please see additional instructions for comment submission, hand delivery and information regarding electronic submission at or call (225) 219-3276.

If LDEQ finds a significant degree of public interest, a public hearing will be held. LDEQ will send notification of the final permit decision to the applicant and to each person who has submitted written comments or a written request for notification of the final decision.

The major modificaiton is available for review at the LDEQ Public Records Center, 602 North 5th Street, Baton Rouge, LA. Viewing hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). The available information can also be accessed electronically on the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) on the DEQ public website at

Additional copies may be reviewed at the the Tangipahoa Parish Library-Independence Branch, 290 Pine Street, Independence, LA 70443 and the Tangipahoa Parish Council, 206 E. Mulberry Street, Amite, LA 70422.

Inquiries or requests for additional information regarding this permit action should be directed to Charles Smith, LDEQ, Waste Permits Division, P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313, phone (225) 219-3891.

Persons wishing to be included on the LDEQ permit public notice mailing list or for other public participation related questions should contact the Public Participation Group in writing at LDEQ, P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313, by email at DEQ.PUBLICNOTICES@LA.GOV or contact the LDEQ Customer Service Center at (225) 219-LDEQ (219-5337).

Permit public notices including electronic access to general information from the draft solid waste permit application can be viewed at the LDEQ permits public notice webpage at and general information related to the public participation in permitting activities can be viewed at

Alternatively, individuals may elect to receive the permit public notices via email by subscribing to the LDEQ permits public notice List Server at

All correspondence should specify AI Number 43470, Permit Number P-0127R2M4, and Activity Number PER20170006.