81. Within 6 months following the date indicated in the first paragraph of section 80, the operator must send to the Minister a closure report prepared by independent experts, attesting to
(1) the working order, effectiveness and reliability of the landfill liner system, the leachate or water collection and treatment systems, the biogas collection and evacuation or removal system and the network of groundwater observation wells installed at the landfill in accordance with this Regulation;
(2) compliance with the limit values that apply to discharges of leachate or water, to emissions of biogas and to groundwater; and
(3) compliance with the requirements of this Regulation or with the authorization as regards the final cover and the integration of the landfill into the surrounding landscape.
The closure report must specify any instances of non-compliance with the provisions of this Regulation or with the authorization and indicate the remedial measures to be taken. It must also specify any work remaining to be completed to permanently close the landfill, for which the operator must also include a timetable for the work’s completion.
The operator must notify the Minister in writing of the date on which the landfill is permanent closed.
O.C. 451-2005, s. 81; O.C. 868-2020, s. 251.