PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Issuance of an Amended APP for Copper Mountain Landfill in Wellton, Arizona

Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code (AAC), Title 18, Chapter 9, Article 1, the Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) intends to issue an amended Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) to the following permittee:


Copper Mountain Landfill, Inc.

Facility Location

Copper Mountain Landfill
34853 East County 12th Street
Wellton, AZ 85356


The Copper Mountain Landfill is a municipal solid waste landfill operated by Republic Services, Inc. This amendment proposes to modify Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) No. 102600 to add eight (8) additional surface impoundments for the disposal and evaporation of non-hazardous industrial liquids. The current APP authorizes the disposal and evaporation of landfill leachate and non-hazardous industrial liquid wastes in two permitted ponds.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print >  
Draft Permit | View/Print >

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Public Comment Period 

Dates: Feb. 11, 2021 - March 13, 2021

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by March 13, 2021):

       Michelle Ogburn
       Solid Waste
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007