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  • STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS

    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

    OFFICE OF WASTE MANAGEMENT

    SOLID WASTE REGULATION NO. 2

    SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS

    EFFECTIVE DATE JANUARY, 1997

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    PAGE2.1.00 SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS...................................................................................................1

    2.1.01 General Information ....................................................................................................................1

    2.1.02 Engineering Plans .......................................................................................................................1

    2.1.03 Operating Plan ............................................................................................................................4

    2.1.04 Sedimentation and Erosion Control Plan...................................................................................6

    2.1.05 Engineering Report .....................................................................................................................7

    2.1.06 Quality Assurance/Quality Control Report ............................................................................10

    2.1.07 Contingency Plan ......................................................................................................................11

    2.1.08 Hydrogeological Report.............................................................................................................12

    2.1.09 Closure and Post-Closure Plans and Financial Assurance .....................................................31

    2.1.10 Site Engineering ........................................................................................................................35

    2.1.11 Conservation Easement.............................................................................................................35

    2.1.12 Landfill Gas Recovery Facilities................................................................................................35

    2.2.00 SOLID WASTE LANDFILL CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS ....................................38

    2.2.01 General .......................................................................................................................................38 2.2.02 Horizontal and Vertical Control...............................................................................................38

    2.2.03 Liner System ..............................................................................................................................38

    2.2.04 Leachate Collection and Removal System ................................................................................39

    2.2.05 Landfill Subgrade.......................................................................................................................39 2.2.06 Soil Component of the Liner System ........................................................................................40

    2.2.07 Geomembrane Liners.................................................................................................................42

    2.2.08 Soil Drainage Layers .................................................................................................................46

  • 2.2.09 Leachate Collection Pipes ..........................................................................................................47

    2.2.10 Geosynthetic Drainage Layers ..................................................................................................48

    2.2.11 Filter Layer Criteria...................................................................................................................49

    2.2.12 Final Cover System....................................................................................................................49

    2.2.13 Construction Certification Report ............................................................................................52

    2.2.14 Equivalent Design .....................................................................................................................53

    2.3.00 SOLID WASTE LANDFILL OPERATING STANDARDS ...............................................53

    2.3.01 General .......................................................................................................................................53

    2.3.02 Working Face .............................................................................................................................53

    2.3.03 Lift Height..................................................................................................................................53

    2.3.04 Cover Material...........................................................................................................................53

    2.3.05 Water Pollution .........................................................................................................................55

    2.3.06 Waste Handling.........................................................................................................................57

    2.3.07 Equipment Requirements..........................................................................................................59

    2.3.08 Gas Control ................................................................................................................................60

    2.3.09 Fire Protection ...........................................................................................................................61

    2.3.10 Surface Drainage .......................................................................................................................61

    2.3.11 Monitoring Wells ......................................................................................................................61

    2.3.12 Distance to Property Lines........................................................................................................62

    2.3.13 Limited Access ...........................................................................................................................62

    2.3.14 Flood Plain, Wetlands, and Coastal Restrictions.....................................................................62

    2.3.15 Deed Restriction/Conservation Easement................................................................................63

    2.3.16 Height Monitoring ....................................................................................................................64

    2.3.17 Excavation..................................................................................................................................64

  • 2.3.18 Resource Recovery and Solid Waste Incinerator Ash Residue Monofills...............................64 2.3.19 Airport Safety ............................................................................................................................64

    2.3.20 Fault Areas.................................................................................................................................64

    2.3.21 Seismic Impact Zones................................................................................................................65

    2.3.22 Unstable Areas...........................................................................................................................65

    2.3.23 Closure of Existing SWLF Units in Unstable Areas...............................................................66

    2.3.24 Post-Closure Care......................................................................................................................67

    2.3.25 Record-Keeping Requirements for SWLF Units......................................................................67

    Appendix A Constituents for Detection Monitoring.....................................................................A-1 Appendix B List of Hazardous Inorganic and Organic Constituents .........................................B-1

    Appendix C Corrective Actions Program.........................................................................................80

    Appendix D Allowable Mechanisms for SWLF Units to Demonstrate Financial Assurance .......88

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    2.1.00 SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS

    2.1.01 General Information: In addition to meeting the general requirements set forth in Rule 1.5.00, eachapplicant for a license to construct and operate a landfill subject to this rule must contain thefollowing:

    (a) Engineering plans detailing the proposed landfill's location of the property boundaries,adjacent land uses and complete construction plans pursuant to Rule 2.1.02.

    (b) Operating plans pursuant to Rule 2.1.03.

    (c) A sedimentation and erosion control plan prepared in accordance with Rule 2.1.04.

    (d) An engineering report comprehensively describing the existing site conditions and ananalysis of the landfill, including closure and post closure criteria, prepared in accordancewith Rule 2.1.05.

    (e) A quality assurance/quality control report prepared in accordance with Rule 2.1.06.

    (f) A contingency plan report prepared in accordance with Rule 2.1.07.

    (g) A hydrogeological report and water quality monitoring plan prepared in accordance withthe provisions of Rule 2.1.08.

    (h) A legal document certifying acceptance of leachate by the operator of a wastewatertreatment facility for the discharge of leachate to that facility, if applicable or, for on-sitetreatment and discharge of leachate, a

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