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Guidelines for the siting, design and management of solid waste disposal sites in the Northern Territory (2013)

Author

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority

City

Darwin

Type

Report

Institution

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority

 

Description

These guidelines were developed to provide guidance to landfill operators, developers, planning authorities and regularity bodies on the site selection, development, design, construction, operation, closure and post-closure of municipal solid waste and commercial and industrial general waste landfill facilities so that they can comply with the Waste management and pollution control act.

Developed by the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority, the purpose of the guidelines is to provide a consistent and environmentally responsible approach to managing landfills in the Northern Territory. The guide should be used for the planning of environmental approvals, licensing for new landfill sites and expansion of existing landfill sites.

The main topics covered by the guideline are:

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Contact details

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority
GPO Box 3676
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 89244218
Fax: (08) 8924 4053
Email: ntepa@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 8 September 2014
 
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