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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations

12VAC5-481-2440. Contents of application for site closure and stabilization.

A. Prior to final closure of the disposal site, or as otherwise directed by the agency, the applicant shall submit an application to amend the license for closure. This closure application shall include a final revision and specific details of the disposal site closure plan included as part of the license application submitted under subdivision 7 of 12VAC5-481-2370 that includes each of the following:

1. Any additional geologic, hydrologic, or other data pertinent to the long-term containment of emplaced wastes obtained during the operational period.

2. The results of tests, experiments, or any other analyses relating to backfill of excavated areas, closure and sealing, waste migration and interaction with emplacement media, or any other tests, experiments, or analysis pertinent to the long-term containment of emplaced waste within the disposal site.

3. Any proposed revision of plans for:

a. Decontamination and/or dismantlement of surface facilities;

b. Backfilling of excavated areas; or

c. Stabilization of the disposal site for post-closure care.

4. Any significant new information regarding the environmental impact of closure activities and long-term performance of the disposal site.

B. Upon review and consideration of an application to amend the license for closure submitted in accordance with subsection A of this section, the agency shall issue an amendment authorizing closure if there is reasonable assurance that the long-term performance objectives of this part will be met.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006.

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