(1) The owner or operator of a major compost facility that is required to conduct ground water monitoring during the active life and post-closure care period, pursuant to ARM Title 17, chapter 50, subchapter 13 shall obtain financial assurance prior to commencing composting operations to ensure adequate financial resources are available for closure and post-closure monitoring.

(2) The financial assurance mechanism must comply with the requirements of ARM 17.50.540.

(3) Compost facilities licensed under the provisions of ARM Title 17, chapter 50 prior to March 11, 2017 and that are required to conduct ground water monitoring must meet the requirements of (1) and (2) within 12 months of March 11, 2017.


History: 75-10-204, MCA; IMP, 75-10-204, MCA; NEW, 2017 MAR p. 285, Eff. 3/11/17.