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Week 14, day 2 12/4/2014 Guest Lecture— History of waste: prior to 1970’s it was dumped, buried, and burned 1976 resource conservation and recovery act Location of landfills, operating procedures, liner design, groundwater monitoring systmes, corrective action, closure and post-closure monitoring and maintanenance, financial assurance Liner design: groundwater, clay, flexible membrane liner (plastic liner), geotextile, drainage layer (tires), daily cover 1987 iowa groundwater protection act: required development of waste management plans and goals, follow heierachy—reduce, reuse, recycle (and compost) 1989 iowa waste reduction and recycling act—established landfill bans for specific materials: appliances,
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Unformatted text preview: lead and ba²eries, oil, Tres, yard waste—set up comprehensive solid waste planning and diversion goals: 25% by July 1, 1994, 50% by July, 1 2000, Plateaus in mid-2000’s at about 35% ICL³ stats Serve all of Johnson county, kalona and riverside Accept about 110,000 tons of trash each year Recycle/compost about 15,000 tons of materials per year About 400 acres, 185 is waste-in-place 13 ³´ employees, 1P´, 3-4 summer temps City enterprise fund (user fees, not tax money)...
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