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Transitioning from Active to Passive Care at Municipal Landfills: Full-Scale Site Evaluations using the EPCC Methodology

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  • Practice Areas: Contaminated Sites
  • Event or Publication: Publication
  • Title: EREF's Press Release
  • All Authors: Jeremy Morris
  • Geosyntec Authors: Jeremy Morris
  • Citation: EREF published the report documents with a press release on May 2, 2016.
  • Date: 2016
  • Type: Publication (Printed)

The study was to illustrate how the performance-based Evaluation of Post-Closure Care (EPCC) methodology developed by Geosyntec for EREF can be applied to demonstrate step-wise reductions in post-closure care (PCC) activity from active controls to fully passive measures.

To do this, a series of retroactive data evaluations at a case study landfill were conducted over a 20-year PCC period. The study stressed the importance of site conditions and the availability of data for performance-based evaluations to be successful.

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