WP 34: Approval of Closure Plans for Wastewater Residual Landfills

Use this form for review and approval of plans and specifications for the closure of wastewater residuals landfills.

Wastewater Section Chiefs

Phone

Northeast Region 978-694-3236
Southeast Region 508-946-2757
Central Region 508-767-2823
Western Region 413-755-2218

The Details

What you need

This approval is for the comprehensive review and approval of plans and specifications for the closure of wastewater-residuals landfills. Proper closure is necessary to ensure proper monitoring and to minimize the risk of groundwater and surface-water contamination from potential leachate migration.

You must apply for this approval if you own or operate a site where sludge and other wastewater treatment facility residuals have been or will be disposed. 

How to apply

See details in Step 5, below.

Next steps

  1. Review the Instructions

  2. Complete your Application

    NOTE: there is no application form for this category. See the Instructions, above, for details on what to include in your application.

  3. Obtain a Transmittal Form and Number

    A unique Transmittal Number is needed for each application you submit to MassDEP.

  4. Look up the Permit Application Fee

    See page 5 of the fee schedule below. 

  5. Mail your Application and Fee Payment

    Submit your fee payment and a copy of your transmittal form to:

    Department of Environmental Protection
    PO Box 4062
    Boston, MA 02211

    Submit your complete application package to the Wastewater Permitting Program in the appropriate MassDEP Regional Office (see listing below).

Contact

Phone

Northeast Region 978-694-3236
Southeast Region 508-946-2757
Central Region 508-767-2823
Western Region 413-755-2218

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