(415 ILCS 5/3.285)
(was 415 ILCS 5/3.85, 3.86, and 3.87)
Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Unit; MSWLF unit.
"Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Unit" or "MSWLF unit" means
a contiguous area of land or an excavation that receives household
waste, and that is not a land application unit, surface impoundment, injection
well, or any pile of noncontainerized accumulations of solid, nonflowing waste
that is used for treatment or storage. A MSWLF unit may also receive other
types of RCRA Subtitle D wastes, such as commercial solid waste, nonhazardous
sludge, small quantity generator waste and industrial solid waste. Such a
landfill may be publicly or privately owned. A MSWLF unit may be a new MSWLF
unit, an existing MSWLF unit, or a lateral expansion. A sanitary landfill is
subject to regulation as a MSWLF unit if it receives household waste.
"New MSWLF unit" means any municipal solid waste landfill
unit that receives household waste on or after October 9, 1993, for the first
"Existing MSWLF unit" means any municipal solid waste
landfill unit that has received solid waste before October 9, 1993.
(Source: P.A. 92-574, eff. 6-26-02.)