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  Seminar Publication, Design, Operation, and Closure of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (PDF) (91 pp, 9.3 MB) (EPA/625/R-94/008) September 1994

This publication contains information given during seminars conducted during 1992. These seminars were conducted to assist municipal solid waste landfill owners and operators in addressing the requirements in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Sub-title D regulations (40 CFR Part 258) published in 1991.

The publication gives technical guidance on procedures for designing, constructing, operating, and closing a municipal solid waste landfill. The document addresses landfill siting, landfill design criteria, landfill operations, ground water monitoring, release characterization and remediation, closure and post-closure care, and financial assurance.

The publication is for municipal solid waste landfill owners and operators, federal and state regulatory agency personnel, environmental consulting engineers, and other interested individuals.

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