PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
333.13718 Temporary or permanent closure of disposal site; reopening.
The director may issue an order temporarily or permanently closing the disposal site prior to its scheduled closing date if the director finds that there is a potential hazard to the public health, safety, or welfare or to the environment that justifies a temporary or permanent closure. A disposal site that is temporarily closed shall not receive waste and shall remain closed while remedial action is taken. Before authorizing the reopening of a temporarily closed disposal site, the department shall seek the advice of the local monitoring committee of the host site community and the department of natural resources, and shall provide a documented explanation of its reasons for authorizing the reopening.
History: Add. 1987, Act 203, Imd. Eff. Dec. 22, 1987
Popular Name: Act 368
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