Stakeholders Call for More Certain Landfill Post-closure Care Terms, May 2019

The USEPA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requires landfill operators to maintain post-closure care for 30 years, though states will adjust the term according to when they determine ending this care will not threaten human health or the environment.

Stakeholders discuss if this is enough guidance, or if more is necessary for the states and why.

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