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Sanitary Landfills

Programs that are licensed to operate sites that dispose of residential, commercial and/or industrial waste materials by spreading the debris in layers and covering it with ashes, dirt and other filler to a level sufficient to control rodents, insects, odors or other health hazards. Sanitary landfills are licensed according to class: class three landfills are licensed for the disposal of inert solid materials only; class two landfills are licensed for the disposal of nonhazardous organic and liquid and solid waste products; class one landfills are licensed for the disposal of all waste products except for those that are radioactive.

Taxonomy Code: JF-760.720-78

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