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SECTION 54-0501
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 54, TITLE 5
§ 54-0501. Definitions.

As used in this title the following terms shall mean and include:

1. "Landfill" means a disposal facility or part of one at which solid
waste, or its residue after treatment, is intentionally placed in or on
land, and at which solid waste will remain after closure and which is
not a land spreading facility, a surface impoundment, or an injection

2. "Municipal landfill closure project" means activities undertaken to
close, including by reclamation, a landfill owned or operated by a
municipality to achieve compliance with regulations promulgated by the
department, or activities undertaken to implement a landfill gas
management system.

3. "Cost" means the capital cost of a municipal landfill closure
project or a municipal landfill gas management project, including
engineering and architectural services, plans and specifications,
consultant and legal services, and other direct capital expenses
incident to such project, less any federal or other assistance for such
project received or to be received.

4. "Landfill gas management system" means an active system for the
control, capture, and management of gas created within and emitted from
a solid waste landfill.

5. "Municipal landfill gas management project" means activities
undertaken to implement a landfill gas management system at an active
landfill which is owned or operated by a municipality.