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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 96-1718


Jim Thorpe Sanitary Landfill v. DEP; EHB Doc. No. 86-175-MR

[26 Pa.B. 4956]

   The Department of Environmental Protection (Department), and Jim Thorpe Sanitary Landfill (Appellant) have entered into a Consent Adjudication in resolution of the above-referenced action.

   On February 26, 1986, the Department issued an Order to Appellant requiring that Appellant close and discontinue use of an unpermitted municipal waste landfill known as Jim Thorpe Sanitary Landfill (landfill), located in the Borough of Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania; that Appellant submit an approvable closure plan to the Department and implement the closure plan as approved or modified and approved by the Department; that Appellant perform certain interim maintenance activities at the landfill; and that Appellant maintain the landfill for a minimum post-closure period of 5 years.

   Appellant appealed this Order. Thereafter, Appellant has submitted a closure plan to the Department, and the Department has approved, with modifications, said closure plan. Appellant has since begun implementation, and is currently nearing completion of the approved Closure Plan.

   Under the terms of the Consent Adjudication, Appellant shall continue to implement the closure plan as approved by the Department until the closure of the landfill is completed.

   Copies of the full adjudication are in the possession of:

   Lance H. Zeyher, Assistant Counsel, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Chief Counsel, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0790, (717) 826- 2519;

   Roger N. Nanovic, II, Esq., Nanovic Law Offices, 57 Broadway, P. O. Box 359, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-0359, (717) 325-2774;

and at the Offices of the Environmental Hearing Board, and may be reviewed by any interested person on request during normal business hours.

   Persons who are aggrieved by the above settlement have a right to appeal to the Environmental Hearing Board, Rachel Carson State Office Building, Second Floor, 400 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8457.

   If information concerning this notice is required in an alternative form, contact the Secretary to the Board at (717) 787-3483. TDD users may telephone the Board through the AT&T Pennsylvania Relay Center at 1 (800) 654-5984.

   Appeals shall be filed within 20 days of this publication.

   The Environmental Hearing Board is empowered to approve this settlement, if no objection is timely filed with the Board.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 96-1718. Filed for public inspection October 11, 1996, 9:00 a.m.]

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