1977-10-31 – MDNR – Letter to West Lake Landfill

1977-10-31 - MDNR - Letter to West Lake Landfill

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3.600 St. Louis County
Vest Lake Dmolition Landfill flQy « .Q7
October 11, 1977 tttuu o*
Mr. y’illian Cannev
west L?.Ve Landfill, Inc.
Rt. 1, Sox ZT£
Bri^etca, V”» *3044
Dear Mr. Canney:
This is tc fcllw un on the insnectlm of tN-» ‘Test T.«fe« Demolition
Lan:l’ill .f»r. ncrrt»r 4, 1977, Vv a T>T.r«Bent-tive of thp Vissouri
T>enr..-c: •-.£ . ;e ‘>.tura3 ‘3rpr!!rr««’T J* r» r-?””1″ of this Irrnoction,
thr fcllf.’ln” inrr.ti5factoT”» fa.iturss *.r* r.ot<".l naci rpcorr«er.d«tions for their ccrre.ctJon nrt rivp.n. 1. ?Jon--'ier'olitlon landfill wnste inclu-Jin? vastes not even acceptable at sanitary landfills vere beinr, deposited at the demolition landfill site. 2. Routine technlout»s of spreadlrr and coTpactin1? the deaolitiocs vastcs vere not bein? practiced. COMIfF.vTS A.',T A con«3i'i<»raMft arount of naint sludge in 55 Ballon metal dnras had been disposed of on tSe site. It appeared that the najority of the paint slu'Jte had been nixed vith soil and had caused one area to be verv odorous and extreaely dan?. Neither the demolition or sanitary landfill should be aecsptlnp any quantity of r>aint or other sludges. It
is understood that a snail anonnt Mr;ht <^et into the landfill •undetected but, it was obvious thit « t^ooJ nortion of the sludge could and should have been tnrnp'1 •'•..-.tv. "mediate steps must be taken to stop all Incarli*1 ^enoqit? of sach naterlala and to Irmfidiatelv renove such materials vhen they sore hcv? are -Junped. (Section 80-6.010 (2) (A) of the "issouri Solid tfastt Rules and Regulations lists the tynes of materials to be accented at a demolition landfill. Enclosed is one conv of the 3ules and Regulations. 3.600 rt. T.ouls County West L.V-.C l^-.olition Landfill October 2?, 1977 Acceptance of non-denotion wastes has been observed in the past at the denolltion landfill site. It is felt that it is a corbl-iation of an inadequate sl?n listing the wastes to be acc«rteJ, innrfequcte inspection of leads conln? in and a willingness to accent such non-der.olltion materials 'then they .ITS on site. r«»cticp •~~A.rin (2) (C) 2 require thnt n list of wastes to be accor-to : lo -Us^lavi! nr?-inentlv it -^V_ r.«tr. crtr.ir.ces. TIo sl?n v?».s ohrr"»-v-; *.t either entrnnce for the ••!r-»olltion landfill. A sim llrtir." t>»» *•*«*? to be ««:c’^t«•’. **u^t be erected it oil
er.tr-vjce-s to ths demolition landfill. A rer,r»onsiMe supervisor
snould Vo locfltc^ on site v^o is villin? to t1ioroM7.hly inspect
every Io2<* that ernes in and to reject all non-denolition materials. Anyone cnu,?ht dtnpir.<» non-^ersolltion vastes should be force»^ to renove such wastes to a proper disposal facilltv. The corsbinatlon of advising proseectlve «*\nr»ers of vhat vnstes are accepted via the landfill sir>n alon« ^rtth a responsible supervisor who is knovleisable
about what vastes can and cannot he accepted should result in a
great reduction in non-denolition wastes bein? dumped at the demolition
landfill.
It was observed that the demolition materials vere being dumped at
the top of the MorldLn* face of the landfill and for the nost part
slrTply pushed over the edr;e of the f?.cc. Very little compaction
was beinj: ftcconplished. It was understood that seme bulky wastes
such as larne concrete blocks and tree trunks cannot be compacted
but, the rajority of the other demolition wastes can be spread
and contacted in layers around tvo feet thick on or near a 3 to 1 slope.
If possible, It is recowaended that the demolition vastes be durroed
at the base of ^rorklnr; face. IThether t*”» vaster are dumped at the
top or base of the working face, every effort -:ust be aade to spread
and ccnpact the demolition wastes in”levers not to exceed two (2)
feet as true!: as practical fron the stnnrnoint of the size and shape
of the Tuif.rlalq. If a load is observed containing larjje materials
tb.it coulrf hinder the nroper corranction of other demolition vastes,
it shoul’.’ be dirrped x»hic />?/»o7/77^K L&uair II
County:
Owner:
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Operator:
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I. Special Conditions and Approved Modifications
I A, Are there any special conditions or approved modifications of the satisfactory compliance subsections of
the rules and regulations? (e.g. impermeable barrier, limited excavation, exceptions to weekly cover requirements)
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Yes ^~ No
(If “No,” describe violations under “REMARKS.”)
Yes
II. Check Types of Waste Accepted
INDICATED ON
PERMIT APPLICATION
REPORTED BY
OPERATOR AS OBSERVED
• 6. Is the demolition landfill operation in compliance with the special conditions or approved modifications?
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Demolition and construction waste
Brush and untreated wood waste
Tires
Inert Plastics
fi&d ..dtuAiA i dujdwt uz&j
OAhER WASTES (SPECIFY) A J
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III. Remaining Life of Landfill
A, Estimated average volume of compacted solid waste received.
(tons, yards/day, week)
B. Estimated volume of remaining landfill covered by approved engineering plans.
acre feet
I1S.05B- 11/76
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IV. Satisfactory Compliance Subsections Regulations 80-4.010
• Check all sul .tions: SAT — Satisfactory; UNS — Unsatisfactory. (If necessa
under “Remarits.”)
escribe “UNS” violations’
iCTION SATISFACTORY COMPLIANCE
OPERATING PROCEDURE SAT UNS
WASTE ACCEPTED
Routine sanitary landfill techniques ol spreading ind compacting
Mlid waste stall be used is much is practicable ID dispose of
solid MSle in i demolition landfill.
A list of wastes to be icceptid shall be displayed prominently it
the site entrance.
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30110 WASTE EXCLUDED
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A responsible supervisor skill be present it the disposil irei it
til times when the am is open to receive waste.
deluded wastes deposited removed to an approved disposal site
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1SELECTION
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Site accessible by all-weather roads. l^^i
WTER QUAiITT
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Surface water courses and runoff satisfactorily diverted from the
landfill. Demolition landfill construction and grading to promote
rapid surface water runoff without eicessive erosion.
Decomposable solid wastes deposited above predicted maximum
water table.
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IBUALITY
No open burning without written permission from the agency hav- «
ing jurisdiction. < WTROL Decomposition gases adequately vented to prevent danger to occupants of adiactnt property. Gases vented to prohibit eiplosive or tone accumulations. ^x RS Vector control programs implemented when necessary. 1 j^l fETICS " 2 t Litter collected and compacted into cell be utilized daily. Wastes easily moved by wind covered as necessary. On site vegetation and natural windbreaks being utilized for litter control and aesthetic appearance. ' V \/ If SUBSECTION NUMBER SATISFACTORY COMPLIANCE OPERATING PROCEDURE SAT UNS (10) AESTHETICS (continued) (10)(C)4 Salvaged materials remcweldaily *r stored yfaestbycally acceptable manner. QMlM. /JW. Cttf/EU. * (11) COVER MATERIAL U1HO1 U1XO2 Twelve ( 12) inches compacted soil cover material applied at lust once every seven calendar days. Final cover of it least two i2) tetl compacted toil applied on alt completed areas. >c
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(12) COMPACTION
(12XO1A
(12)(C)1B
(12XO1C
(12)(C)2
(12X03
Solid waste spread in layers not to eiceed two (2) fett as much as
practical.
Solid waste compacted to smallest practical volume.
Cover material compacted as much as practical.
Equipment available and operated to spread and compact the solid
waste is received or at least when the accumulated waste reaches
200 cubic yards.
No solid waste disposed of in watei where the water interfered with
spreading and compacting 01 where the water is causing a mosquito
problem.
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(13) SAFETY
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(14) RECORDS
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(14)(C)1B
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fire titnguishers provided on all equipment.
Provisions for eitinguishirg fires m waste, equipment or structures.
Scavenging prohibited.
Controlled access limited to operating hours.
Tratht control wjns provided.
Dust control adequate.
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;< sz y X Records of complaints and major problems. Records of dates of cover material application. —• Records of vector control efforts. Records of dust and litter control efforts. Records of quantity of waste received. ' Records of location of general types 01 wastes ano depth ol fill. .. M^B^M •^^•^ mmm^^m ^^WV^H •••^B «— - • 1 fc. +-*" V. Operation Proceeding in Accordance With Approved Engineer Plans? (If "No," describe violations under "Remarks.") >^y
Yes * No %
REMARKS !T/7J’HA t^’^^^f.^ tSHrt’M SX^sMW0e*r ~6** /VtfCMlUit
Attach addjonalheets as nece«ary
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TABLE I – Results of Analysis
Westlake Landfill,
PARAMETER
pH (Std. Units)*
Specific Conductance (jjmhos/cm)
Alkalinity as CaC03 («g/D
Acidity as CaC03 (mg/1)
Total Solids (mg/1)
Suspended Solids (mg/1)
Volatile Suspended Solids (mg/1)
Grease (mg/1)
Chemical Oxygen Demand (mg/1)
Total Organic Carbon (ng/1)
Phenol (mg/1)
Fluoride (mg/1)
Chloride (mg/1)
Cyanide (mg/1)
Kjeldahl Nitrogen as N (mg/1)
Sulfate (mg/1)
Sulfide (mg/1)
Surfactant (MBAS) (mg/1)
Chromium (mg/1)
Copper (mg/1)
Iron (mg/1)
Lead (mg/1)
Nickel (mg/1)
Zinc (mg/1)
of Leachate From
Incorporated (1/23/78)
CONCENTRATION
6.0
3170
475
415
4030
392
223
56
3820
1090
1.02
0.5
330
. <0.1 83.2 580 <0.! 0.5 <0.5 1.60 31.0 <0.5 <0.3 10.8