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Certificate of Designation Applications for Public Review and Comment


The Solid Waste Disposal Sites and Facilities Act, Title 30, Article 20, Part 1 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS) 30-20-203 requires the department provide for the public to review and make comments concerning the application for entities seeking a Certificate of Designation to operate a solid waste disposal site and/or facility.   

 Public comments are being sought through July 19, 2014 on:


Climax Molybdenum Company - Climax Mine pdf file   Summit County, Colorado (15 Mb)

  • Class I composting facility.
  • Currently accepts dewatered biosolid wastes and wood chips.
  • Finished compost is used for mine reclamation projects to provide nutrients for re-vegetation.
  • No municipal solid waste is accepted.


The Engineering Design and Operations Plan can be reviewed online or at the department during normal business hours by appointment.


Send comments to:


Eric Jacobs

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment


4300 Cherry Creek Drive South

Denver, CO  80246-1530


or by email