Landfill Post-Closure Use Permits
BWP SW 36, 37 - Landfill Post-Closure Permit
Anyone intending to use a solid waste management facility site after closure and capping for another purpose needs to obtain this permit from MassDEP.
Closed Landfills With Permits for Renewable Energy
MassDEP encourages the "recycling" of closed and capped landfills into renewable energy facilities. To date, the agency has issued permits allowing for the installation of solar panels or wind turbines on nearly 50 old landfills across the state.
Landfill Post-Closure Use Permitting Guidelines
Requirements for building renewable energy facilities on closed landfills.