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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Training Module about Closure and Post-Closure

This training module:

  • Lists the types of facilities that are subject to closure and post-closure
  • Defines the difference between partial and final closure
  • Specifies who submits a closure plan and when a closure plan must be submitted, lists the steps in the process, and states the time frame for submittal
  • Identifies when a closure plan must be amended and how closure plans are amended
  • Explains the time frame for notification of closure, and the deadlines for beginning and completing closure
  • Specifies which facilities need contingent post-closure plans
  • Lists the elements of post-closure and cites the requirements
  • Specifies the conditions and timing for amending a post-closure plan
  • States who must certify closure and post-closure
  • Explains the alternatives to post-closure permits for interim status facilities

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