Wisconsin Closure/Post-Closure Plans regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Wisconsin Closure/Post-Closure Plans: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) closure rules: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Natural Resources (NR) 664.0110 to 664.0116 and NR 665.0110 to 665.0116 (interim status)

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TSDF post-closure rules: NR 664.0117 to 664.0120 and NR 665.0117 to 665.0121 (interim status)

Closure performance standard:

Landfills and surface impoundments: NR 664.0111(4) and NR 665.0111(4) (interim status)

Closure notification: NR 664.0112(4) and NR 665.0112(4) (interim status)

Post-closure care period: NR 664.0117 and NR 665.0117 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Air and Waste Bureau of Waste and Materials Management Hazardous Waste Prevention and Management Section

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Wisconsin's closure rules for hazardous waste TSDFs include both the federal requirements and the state's additional requirements in connection with notification, the post-closure period, and performance standards for landfills and surface impoundments. Post-closure is referred to in Wisconsin as "long-term care" and Wisconsin follows the federal rules, with the exception of the federal standard that allows the post-closure care period to be shortened.

In addition to complying with the general closure and post-closure standards, owners or operators of the various types of TSDFs have to meet closure and post-closure standards specific to their facility types. Wisconsin follows the federal rules specific to facilities using containers, drip pads, hazardous waste storage tanks, ...


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Wisconsin Closure/Post-Closure Plans Resources

Type Title
Forms Waste Pile/Surface Impoundment Closrue Plan Review Form
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