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  260.228.  Failure to implement closure, postclosure plan or corrective action plan, forfeiture of collateral, when. — 1.  If the operator of a solid waste disposal area fails to properly implement the closure or postclosure plan or the corrective action plan required for a sanitary or demolition landfill, the director shall order the operator to implement such plan.  Such an order shall be issued prior to closure if the department determines that the area has not operated for a period of ninety days and implementation of the closure plan is necessary to prevent a public nuisance or to protect the public health.

  2.  The department shall give written notice to the operator of any violation of sections 260.226 and 260.227, or noncompliance with any of the rules and regulations promulgated by the department under sections 260.226 and 260.227.  If corrective measures approved by the department are not commenced within a specified and reasonable time, the department shall order forfeiture of all or that part of the operator's collateral necessary to implement the closure and postclosure and corrective action plans.  Any operator aggrieved by a forfeiture order may appeal as provided in section 260.235.  Forfeited collateral shall be placed into the general revenue fund to be appropriated to and expended by the department to implement the closure and postclosure plans.  If the operator's financial assurance instrument is insufficient for implementation of the closure and postclosure and corrective action plans, the department shall institute a civil action in a court of competent jurisdiction to recover from the operator all additional costs incurred.


(L. 1986 S.B. 475, A.L. 1995 S.B. 60 & 112)

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