15A NCAC 13B .0531       PURPOSE, SCOPE, AND APPLICABILITY FOR CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION LANDFILLS

(a)  Purpose. The purpose of Rules .0531 through .0547 of this Section is to regulate the siting, design, construction, operation, closure and post-closure of all construction and demolition solid waste landfill (C&DLF) facilities and units.

(b)  Scope. Rules .0531 through .0547 of this Section describe the performance standards, application requirements, and permitting procedures for all C&DLF facilities and units. Rules .0531 through .0547 of this Section are intended to:

(1)           establish the State standards for C&DLF facilities and units to provide for effective disposal practices and protect the public health and environment; and

(2)           coordinate other State Rules applicable to landfills.

(c)  Applicability. Owners and operators of C&DLF facilities and units must conform to the requirements of Rules .0531 through .0547 of this Section as follows:

(1)           C&DLF units permitted to operate prior to January 1, 2007, and which do not receive solid waste after June 30, 2008, must comply with the Conditions of the Solid Waste Permit and Rule .0510 of this Section.

(2)           C&DLF units permitted to operate prior to January 1, 2007, and which continue to receive waste after June 30, 2008, must comply with Rule .0547 of this Section, at the time of closure of the unit(s).

(3)           C&DLF units permitted after December 31, 2006 must comply with the requirements of Rules .0531 through .0546 of this Section.

(d)  Owners and operators of a C&DLF facility must comply with any other applicable Federal, State and Local laws, rules, regulations, or other requirements.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-294;

Eff. January 1, 2007.