Financial test adds flexibility for owners/operators

Burnett-Balga, Beth
September 1997
World Wastes;Sep97, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p16
Trade Publication
Reports on the US Environmental Protection Agency's issuance of a rule granting municipalities greater flexibility in dealing with the municipal solid waste landfill criteria. Financial assurance vehicle available to landfill owners; Financial test and cost guarantee for local governments; Components of the agency's Local Government Financial Test program.


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