KCWY 13 News: New solid waste landfill in Bill
Updated: Thu 8:43 AM, Dec 31, 2015
By: Ray Bogan
There’s a new industrial landfill in Wyoming, specifically designed to hold solid waste from the oil and gas industry. There is currently one landfill cell, but Grasslands Environmental managers say the site will expand over the years as more oil companies use it to dispose solid waste. News 13 toured the landfill and explains how it could impact the environment.
For the first time, oil and gas workers now have a single place to dump solid waste from drill pads and spills. The sites general manager says this will help the environment because instead of making waste pits on site, which is legal, they can dump in one single landfill.