17.50.1717 TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF OPERATIONS
(1) The owner or operator of a compost facility may temporarily suspend acceptance of compostable materials up to 180 days without having to implement a closure plan.
(2) An owner or operator who exceeds the 180-day limit provided in (1) shall:
(a) comply with the provisions in ARM 17.50.1718; and
(b) notify the department that operations have been temporarily suspended if:
(i) no compostable materials will be received for 180 days; or
(ii) seasonal or weather conditions keep the effective operation of a compost facility from functioning according to [this subchapter].
(3) During suspension, the facility may not create a public nuisance or a health hazard.
(4) The owner or operator of a compost facility shall notify the department of the intention to resume operations at a temporarily suspended facility 30 days prior to accepting or managing compostable materials.
History: 75-10-204, MCA; IMP, 75-10-204, MCA; NEW, 2017 MAR p. 285, Eff. 3/11/17.