January 23, 2014

Contact: Communications Office

Department to host public awareness session on Springfield Sanitary Landfill

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold a public awareness session on Feb. 20 to answer questions concerning the proposed expansion of the Springfield Sanitary Landfill. The session will include representatives from the department and the landfill and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Meyer Alumni Center at 300 S. Jefferson Ave. in Springfield.

The Springfield Sanitary Landfill has received approval to begin a geologic investigation for expansion of the landfill, which is located at 3545 W. Frontage Road 34 in Willard. A detailed site investigation work plan is being prepared. This public session will explain the application review process and the approximate permitting timeline.

Individuals requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting should contact the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176, or call 573-526-3940 or 800-361-4827 two weeks before the meeting.