A community needed a new place to dispose of a variety of types of waste, while also protecting the environment.
The project team developed more than 70 acres of land to accept a variety of waste types, while adhering to strict environmental policies and requirements.
Steele County Sanitary Landfill
- 36.6-acre closed, lined and unlined Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) disposal areas
- 20.6-acre active, lined MSW disposal area
- 9.55-acre closed, unlined demolition debris disposal area
- 7-acre active, unlined demolition debris disposal area
- Public drop-off areas for MSW, recyclables, white goods, tires, used oil, etc.
- Household hazardous waste facility
- Coordination and report preparation for the monitoring of leachate, leak detection, ground water, surface water and landfill gas systems
- Landfill gas modeling using the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Landfill Gas Emissions Model
- Preparation of a spill, prevention, control, and countermeasure plan for petroleum storage
- Stormwater permitting and preparation of a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
- Wetland delineation and mitigation evaluation services