Joan Litton, DHEC Manager, Solid Waste Permitting addressed the questioned raised concerning the public notice.
DHEC considers the modification request as 'major' because it is a 20 percent increase of the current landfill tonnage.
A major modification requires a public notice published in a local newspaper.
would have to review the notice published by the county regarding no mention of the purposed life of the landfill.
"It is a tonnage increase so I don't know if that would apply," said Litton
added that the regulation is written as a new or an expansion but admitted tonnage increase regulations are not as clear and require some interpretation.
"We'll go back and take notice again," Litton