15A NCAC 02K .0211       WASTE TREATMENT AND MINE REFUSE DAMS

(a)  Waste treatment and mine refuse dams and reservoirs shall conform to all requirements of this Subchapter.  In addition to the requirements of Rule .0105 of this Subchapter, a waste treatment or mine refuse dam may be classified A, B, or C on the basis of potential environmental damage.

(b)  Mine refuse dams that are designed to be constructed in stages shall include an emergency spillway system that is capable of safely passing the required storm frequency below the top of the dam for each stage of construction.  The refuse facility shall not be used until each stage of construction is completed and approved by the Director.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.31;

Eff. June 15, 1980.