(1) Any person who
maintains or operates a solid waste management system shall maintain and
operate such system in conformance with the requirements of this rule, the plan
of operation and maintenance approved by the department, all local zoning,
system planning, building, and protective covenant provisions, and any other
legal requirements that may be in effect.
(2) Open burning at all facilities is prohibited
unless a permit has been obtained from the department.
(3) Open burning must be conducted in accordance
with rules adopted by the department regulating open burning found in ARM
17.8.601, 17.8.604 through 17.8.606, 17.8.610 through 17.8.612, and 17.8.615.
(4) Dumping of solid waste must be confined to
areas within the disposal facility that can be effectively maintained and
operated in accordance with this subchapter.
This must be controlled by supervision, fencing, signs or similar means
approved by the department.
(5) Owners or operators of all solid waste
management systems must control public access and prevent unauthorized
vehicular traffic and illegal dumping of wastes by using artificial barriers,
natural barriers, or both, as appropriate to protect human health and the
(6) Effective means shall be taken to control
litter at solid waste storage and disposal facilities.
(7) Owners or operators of all solid waste
management systems must prevent or control on-site populations of disease
vectors using techniques appropriate for the protection of human health and the
(8) Salvaging of materials at all facilities is
expressly prohibited unless the owner or operator demonstrates to the
department's satisfaction that it can be done in a manner protective of human
health and the environment.
(9) The department hereby adopts and incorporates
by reference ARM 17.8.601, 17.8.604 through 17.8.606, 17.8.610 through
17.8.612, and 17.8.615, which set standards for open burning. Copies of the above are available from the
Department of Environmental Quality, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620-0901