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RCRA Online Number:50526
Title:Landfill Reclamation
Document Date:07/01/1997
Description:Describes landfill reclamation, a new and innovative technology that meets the federal performance standards of the Criteria for MSWLFs (40 CFR Part 258), used to expand MSWLF capacity and avoid the high cost of acquiring additional land. Discusses the reclamation process: excavation, soil separation (i.e., screening), and processing for reclamation of recyclable material or disposal. Lists steps in project planning: conduct a site characterization study, assess potential economic benefits, investigate regulatory requirements, establish a preliminary worker health and safety plan, and assess project costs. Discusses benefits and drawbacks. Provides case studies. Includes references and sources of additional information.
Topics:Landfills, Municipal Solid Waste
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EPA Publication Number:530-F-97-001
NTIS Number:NA
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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