(a)  Prior to final closure of the disposal site, or as otherwise directed by the agency, the applicant shall submit an application to amend the license for closure.  This closure application shall include a final revision and specific details of the disposal site closure plan included as part of the license application submitted under Rule .1206 of this Section that includes each of the following:

(1)           any additional geologic, geochemical, hydrologic, or other data obtained during the operational period pertinent to the long‑term containment of emplaced wastes;

(2)           the results of tests, experiments, or any other analyses relating to backfill of excavated areas, closure and sealing, waste migration and interaction with emplacement media, or any other tests, experiments, or analyses pertinent to the long‑term containment of emplaced waste within the disposal site;

(3)           any proposed revision of plans for:

(A)          decontamination and dismantlement of surface facilities;

(B)          backfilling of excavated areas; or

(C)          stabilization of the disposal site for postclosure care; and

(4)           any significant new information regarding the environmental impact of closure activities and long‑term performance of the disposal site.

(b)  Upon review and consideration of an application to amend the license for closure submitted in accordance with Paragraph (a) of this Rule, the agency may issue an amendment authorizing closure if there is reasonable assurance that the long‑term performance objectives of this Section will be met.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E‑7; 104E‑9(3); 104E‑10; 104E‑10.1; 104E‑18; 104E‑25;

104E‑26; 104G‑13; 104G‑14;

Eff. December 1, 1987;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1993;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .1218 Eff. February 1, 2015.