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Section 324.11512a

NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994


324.11512a Issuance of license for coal ash landfill or a coal ash impoundment; requirements.

Sec. 11512a.

  (1) The department shall not issue a license to a coal ash landfill or a coal ash impoundment unless the applicant has provided to the department both of the following:
  (a) An approved hydrogeological monitoring program that does both of the following:
  (i) Complies with R 299.4440 to R 299.4445, if applicable, and R 299.4905 to R 299.4908 of the part 115 rules.
  (ii) Includes a detection monitoring program that meets the requirements of section 11511a(3).
  (b) All reports and other information required under 40 CFR 257.90 for the preceding 5 years, as applicable. Based on this information, the department shall determine whether any additional licensing requirements are necessary for the coal ash landfill or coal ash impoundment. Any report or other information available on the applicant's website or already submitted to the department is not required to be provided with the application.
  (2) The department shall not issue a license to a coal ash landfill unless the applicant has provided to the department a run-on and run-off control system plan that complies with 40 CFR 257.81(c)(1) and was prepared and certified by a professional engineer pursuant to R 299.4910(9) of the part 115 rules. This plan shall be revised every 5 years in compliance with 40 CFR 257.81(c)(4).
  (3) The department shall not issue a license to a coal ash impoundment unless the applicant has provided to the department an inflow design flood control system plan that complies with 40 CFR 257.82(c)(1) and was prepared and certified by a professional engineer pursuant to R 299.4910(9) of the part 115 rules. This plan shall be revised every 5 years in compliance with 40 CFR 257.82(c)(4).
  (4) The department shall not issue a license to a coal ash landfill or a coal ash impoundment unless that landfill or impoundment complies with section 11511a(3) and, if applicable, section 11519b(4) or a schedule, approved by the department, of remedial measures, including a sequence of actions or operations, that leads to compliance with this part within a reasonable time period but not more than 2 years after the effective date of the amendatory act that added this subsection.
  (5) The department shall not issue a license for a coal ash impoundment that is not a low-hazard-potential coal ash impoundment unless the applicant has provided to the department an emergency action plan that complies with 40 CFR 257.74(a)(3) and was prepared and certified by a professional engineer pursuant to R 299.4910(9) of the part 115 rules.


History: Add. 2018, Act 640, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 2018
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
Popular Name: Solid Waste Act


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