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Idaho Statutes Title 39. Health and Safety § 39-7412. Standards for operation

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Owners or operators of all MSWLF units shall:

(1) Implement a program for detecting and preventing disposal of regulated hazardous wastes as provided in 40 CFR 258.20;

(2) Provide for daily cover as provided in 40 CFR 258.21. Alternative materials or cover frequency other than daily cover may be used only as specified by the MSWLF plan of operation;

(3) Provide disease vector control as provided in 40 CFR 258.22;

(4) Implement a program of routine methane monitoring and control as provided in 40 CFR 258.23;

(5) Ensure that MSWLF units do not violate any ambient air quality standard or emission standard from any emission of landfill gases, combustion or any other emission associated with a MSWLF unit as provided in 40 CFR 258.24;

(6) Provide and control access as provided in 40 CFR 258.25;

(7) Design, construct and maintain a run-on/run-off control system as provided in 40 CFR 258.26 to:

(a) Prevent all the run-on of surface waters and other liquids resulting from a maximum flow of a twenty-five (25) year storm, or snowmelt into the active portion of the MSWLF unit;

(b) Control the collection of the run-off of surface waters and other liquids resulting from a twenty-four (24) hour, twenty-five (25) year storm, or snowmelt, whichever is greater, from the active portion and the closed portions of a MSWLF unit; and

(c) Prevent the discharge of pollutants into waters of the United States and the state of Idaho as defined in 40 CFR 258.27;

(8) Prohibit the disposal of noncontainerized liquids or sludges containing free liquids in MSWLF units except as provided in 40 CFR 258.28;

(9) Establish an operating and recordkeeping procedure as provided in 40 CFR 258.29; and

(10) Comply with operating procedures established by the board for implementation by the districts which are intended to assure operations which protect the public health and maintain the integrity of the landfill design.

(11) MSWLF units that dispose of greater than twenty (20) tons per day of municipal solid waste based on an annual average shall:

(a) Monitor daily climatic conditions. Monitoring shall include precipitation including snow, evaporation, evaporative water temperature, air temperature, wind speed and direction; and

(b) Weigh all incoming waste or provide an equivalent method of measuring waste tonnage capable of estimating total annual solid waste tonnage.

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