15A NCAC 13B .0844      land application site LAND USE AND SITE CLOSURE

(a)  Upon closure of a land application site permitted in accordance with this Section, the site shall meet the site restriction requirements set forth in 40 CFR 503.32(c)(1).

(b)  Nursery and horticultural products, trees and other forest products, such as pine straw and pine bark, shall not be harvested or gathered for 30 days after septage application.

(c)  Public access is to be controlled in accordance with 40 CFR 503.32(c)(1).

(d)  The permit holder or operator of the site shall submit a written notification to the Division at least 30 days prior to final closure of a septage land application site in order to schedule a site inspection for determination of compliance with this Section. The notification shall include the permit number, the date of cease of operations, and the signature of the operator.

(e)  Prior to final closure, the soil pH of the site shall be raised to 6.5, unless the fertility requirements for crops to be grown in the following year dictate less.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-291.1;

Eff. October 1, 2009;

Readopted Eff. February 1, 2019 (Recodified from 15A NCAC 13B .0843).