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Non-Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Guidance


The next stakeholder meeting will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. MDT. DEQ’s written response to public comments will be posted on Wednesday July 11, 2018.


The Guidance for Siting, Design, and Operations of Non-Municipal Solid Waste Landfills in Idaho was finalized in January 2017. DEQ will hold a series of stakeholder meetings to address concerns and reach agreement with language in the guidance while maintaining consistency with Idaho’s solid waste regulations. Stakeholders will have the opportunity to comment on revised versions of the guidance.

Method of Participation

Those interested in participating are encouraged to attend the scheduled meeting at one of the following locations. Additional meetings will be scheduled as necessary. The meeting locations will be connected by telephone and web conferencing. Individuals interested in participating by telephone and web conferencing should contact Mollie Mangerich by the date provided in the table below. For those who cannot participate by attending the meetings, written comments may be entered into Guidance Comment Template and/or submitted directly to Mollie Mangerich at or fax to (208) 373-0154.

July 18, 2018, 1 to 5 p.m. MDT
DEQ State Office
1410 N. Hilton, Boise

Contact Mollie Mangerich to make arrangements for participation by telephone and web conferencing.


DEQ Coeur d’Alene Regional Office
2110 Ironwood Parkway, Coeur d’Alene
(208) 769-1422
DEQ Idaho Falls Regional Office
900 N. Skyline Drive, Suite B, Idaho Falls
(208) 528-2650
DEQ Lewiston Regional Office
1118 "F" St., Lewiston
(208) 799-4370
DEQ Pocatello Regional Office
444 Hospital Way #300, Pocatello
(208) 236-6160
DEQ Twin Falls Regional Office
650 Addison Avenue West, Suite 110, Twin Falls
(208) 736-2190

Previous Meetings

May 3, 2018 - Agenda

Public Comment Opportunities

Submit all written comments by mail, fax or email to:

Mollie Mangerich
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
1410 N. Hilton, Boise, ID 83706
Fax: (208) 373-0154,

May 3, 2018 Meeting Discussion

Document Date Posted Date of Meeting Discussion Written Comment Deadline
Guidance for Siting, Design, and Operations of Non-Municipal Solid Waste Landfills in Idaho 04/13/18 05/03/18  
NMSWLF Committee White Paper 05/02/18 05/03/18 06/20/18

Meeting Documents

Written Public Comments

Submitted By Date Received
City of Moscow 06/20/18
District 2 RSWAC 06/20/18
Southern Idaho Solid Waste 06/20/18
Don Ebert 06/20/18
Idaho Conservation League 05/10/18

Response to Comments

Page Subscription

Staff Contacts

Solid Waste Program Manager
Mollie Mangerich
DEQ State Office
Waste Management and Remediation Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0121

Additional Information

Guidance for Siting, Design, and Operations of Non-Municipal Solid Waste Landfills in Idaho

Solid Waste Management Rules (IDAPA 58.01.06)

Idaho Solid Waste Facilities Act (§ 39-7401)

40 CFR 258. Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

40 CFR 257. Criteria for Classification of Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices

Related Pages

Nonmunicipal Solid Waste Landfills