Hazardous waste facility closure and post-closure rules: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 13A.0109(h) and 15 NCAC 13A.0110(g) (interim status)
Municipal solid waste landfill facilities (MSWLFs) closure requirements: 15A NCAC 13B.1627 to 13B.1629
Financial assurance: 15A NCAC 13A.0109(i) and 15A NCAC 13A.0110(h)
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Section
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
• Rules. North Carolina adopts by reference the federal rules for closure and post-closure of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). In addition to complying with the general closure and post-closure standards, owners or operators of the various types of TSDFs must meet closure and post-closure standards specific to their facility types. North Carolina follows the federal rules applicable to specific facilities. See the national section CLOSURE AND POST-CLOSURE PLANS for the facility-specific standards.
See the state section SOLID WASTE for municipal solid waste landfill facility (MSWLF) closure and post-closure requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the TSDF closure and post-closure requirements in North Carolina.
15A NCAC 13A.0109(i) and 15A NCAC 13A.0110(h)
As under the federal rules, trust funds are one of the financial mechanisms that may be used by both permitted and interim-status TSDFs in North Carolina to satisfy the requirement of financial assurance for ...