Q-2, r. 19 - Regulation respecting the landfilling and incineration of residual materials

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84. The operator of an engineered landfill may apply to the Minister to be released from any environmental monitoring or maintenance obligation under this Regulation if, during a post-closure monitoring period of a minimum duration of 5 years,
(1)  none of the parameters or substances analyzed in the leachate or water samples taken before treatment has exceeded the limit values set out in section 53;
(2)  none of the parameters or substances analyzed in the groundwater samples has contravened sections 57 to 59; and
(3)  the concentration of methane has been measured in the components of the biogas collection system at a frequency of at least 4 times per year at intervals spread evenly throughout the year, and all the measurements have indicated a concentration of methane less than 1.25% by volume.
To that end, the operator must have a status report pertaining to the state of the landfill and, where applicable, its environmental impacts, prepared by independent experts; the operator must send the status report to the Minister.
O.C. 451-2005, s. 84.