EPA amended portions of the closure requirements under subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) applicable to owners and operators of certain types of hazardous waste facilities. This final rule allows, under limited circumstances, a landfill, surface impoundment, or land treatment unit to remain open after the final receipt of hazardous wastes in order to receive non-hazardous wastes in that unit. This final rule details the circumstances under which a unit may remain open to receive non-hazardous wastes and describes the conditions applicable to such units.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Delay of Closure Period for Hazardous Waste Management Facilities, Federal Register Notice (PDF)(23 pp, 1 MB, August 14, 1989)