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Progress Report: Closed Landfills Pose Limited Risk to Ground Water, But Need Monitoring, Report No. 99-57, June 2000
 
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Although the Department of Environmental Regulation has assessed the ground water contamination risks posed by older closed unlined landfills as being generally low, the full extent of this risk is unknown. The department indicates that its current resources are adequate to address the risks posed by unlined closed landfills.  As resources allow, the department needs to investigate the sites for potential ground water problems.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 96-04 Review of the Solid Waste Management Landfill Regulations, published in September 1996.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Waste Management

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