Section 20700 - CIWMB - Intermediate Cover. (T14:s17684) (California Code of Regulations)

§ 20700. CIWMB - Intermediate Cover. (T14:s17684)

(a) Compacted earthen material of at least twelve (12) inches shall be placed on all surfaces of the fill where no additional solid waste will be deposited within 180 days to control vectors, fires, odors, blowing litter, and scavenging.

(b) Alternative materials of alternative thickness (other than at least twelve inches of earthen material) for intermediate cover may be approved by the EA with concurrence by the CIWMB, if the owner or operator demonstrates that the alternative material and thickness control vectors, fires, odors, blowing litter, and scavenging without presenting a threat to human health and the environment.

(c) For waste classification, composition, and liquid percolation requirements of intermediate cover and alternative intermediate cover, refer to the SWRCB requirements set forth in s20705 of this article.

(d) Proposed use of alternative intermediate cover shall be subject to site specific demonstration to establish suitability as intermediate cover. Demonstration projects shall be approved by the EA with concurrence by the CIWMB.

(1. New section filed 6-18-97; operative 7-18-97 (Register 97, No. 25). 2. Amendment of subsection (a), new subsections (b)-(d), and amendment of Note filed 11-5-97; operative 11-5-97 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 97, No. 45).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 40502 and 41781.3, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 40508, 3020, 43021 and 43103, Public Resources Code; and Code of Federal Regulations Section258.21.

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