News Release 011

Missouri Department of Natural Resources issues construction permit for Scott County solid waste processing facility

Volume 39-011 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has issued a construction permit for a solid waste transfer station in Scott County.

The department issued the permit to RFJ Real Estate Holding LLC to construct the I-55 Disposal & Recycling Transfer Station in Scott County. The site is to be located at 3200 Industrial Fuels Drive, east of Interstate 55 and County Road 302, in Scott City.

The transfer station will be used to transfer solid waste from collection vehicles to transport vehicles.
The department reviews all applications submitted by cities, counties and private owners to ensure solid waste processing facilities are properly designed and constructed. Other technical factors that protect Missouri’s environment are also examined.

Prior to acceptance of waste at the facility an operating permit must be issued. Questions and comments regarding the proposed transfer station or the department's role in regulating solid waste processing facilities may be sent to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Solid Waste Management Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102-0176. Information regarding permitted facilities is available at < a href="/env/swmp/facilities/permittedfacilities.htm"> For more information contact the Solid Waste Management Program at 800-361-4827 or 573-751-5401.