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North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Section
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• 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.
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 ...