Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 444.557
Municipal solid waste landfills: Program to monitor compliance with permits, laws and regulations; allowance of intervention.


A solid waste management authority shall establish a program to monitor the compliance of a municipal solid waste landfill with the terms and conditions of the permit issued for that landfill, the regulations of the State Environmental Commission, the applicable laws of this state and the provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, Subtitle D, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6941 et seq., and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto. The program must include procedures to:


Verify the accuracy of any information submitted by the owner or operator of the landfill to the authority;


Verify the adequacy of sampling procedures and analytical methods used by the owner or operator of the landfill; and


Require the owner or operator to produce all evidence which would be admissible in a proceeding to enforce compliance.


The solid waste management authority shall receive and give appropriate consideration to any information submitted by members of the public regarding the continuing compliance of an owner or operator with the permit issued by the authority.


In the administration of any permit issued by a solid waste management authority, the authority shall establish procedures that permit intervention pursuant to Rule 24 of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure. The authority shall not oppose intervention on the ground that the applicant’s interest is adequately represented by the authority.

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