Public Hearing to be Held May 2 on Vertical Expansion to Scepter Inc.'s Class II Landfill

May 2, 2017, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm CDT


May 2, 2017

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm CDT


Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative, 200 E. Commerce St.
Waverly, TN 37185


The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Division of Solid Waste Management (DSWM), will conduct a public hearing Tuesday, May 2 to receive comments on its tentative decision to issue a solid waste disposal facility permit major modification to Scepter, Inc. landfill.

The facility, identified as Scepter, Inc. (IDL430000078), is located in Humphreys County at 1485 Scepter Lane, Waverly, Tennessee (latitude 36°4'6" N/longitude 87°56'33" W).  The proposed vertical expansion would result in 8 acres to be used for waste disposal.  

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in the Community Room at the Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative, 200 E. Commerce St., Waverly, TN  37185.  From 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CDT, an informational session will be held.  The public may inspect and discuss the permit application, draft permit, fact sheet, plans, and other materials with the DSWM and with representatives of the applicant.  There will also be an opportunity for comments to be recorded or written and submitted during this time.  The formal hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m.  First DSWM will explain its tentative decision to issue the permit.  The applicant's representative will describe the proposed facility action/expansion.  DSWM will then receive oral comments on the draft permit from the public.

DSWM invites the public to review and submit comments on this proposal at the hearing or anytime during the 45-day comment period ending on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.  Visit to review the application and draft permit documents online.  Paper copies may be reviewed at the Humphreys County Public Library, 201 Pavo Avenue, Waverly, TN  37185.  They are also available at the TDEC Nashville Environmental Field Office, 711 R. S. Gass Blvd., Nashville, TN  37243 (615-687-7000) and the DSWM Central Office, Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 14th Floor, Nashville, TN  37243 (615-532-0780).

To comment on the draft permit, contact Mr. Greg Luke in DSWM’s Central Office at the TN Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 14th Floor, Nashville, TN 37243 (615-532-0874), email or fax 615-532-0938.  Comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 to assure consideration.