Financial Assurance for Solid Waste Facilities – Post-closure Cost Estimate for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
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Form #: 05-175D Other Revised: 2/3/22
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  1. Groundwater Monitoring
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Analytical
    3. Data Assessment
    4. Equipment category, unit cost, hours)
    5. Well Replacement Costs (25 to 30 year life
  2. Leachate Sampling and Analysis
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Analytical
  3. Gas Monitoring
    1. Labor, (labor category, unit costs, hours)
    2. Analytical
    3. Equipment (equipment category, unit costs, hours)
    4. Replacement and Repair costs (unit costs)
  4. Leachate System Management
    1. Labor (labor category, unit costs, hours)
    2. Equipment (equipment category, unit costs, hours)
    3. Transportation (equipment category, unit costs, hours)
    4. Maintenance & Inspections (labor category, unit costs, hours)
    5. Disposal Cost (unit cost)
    6. Pump Replacement Costs (10 to 15 year pump life)
  5. Site Inspections
    1. Labor (labor category, unit costs, hours)
  6. Final Cover Repair (Add 1 ft. of cover over 5% of area/year)
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Materials (unit cost, transportation)
    3. Equipment (equipment, category, unit costs, hours)
  7. Seeding Repair (10% of landfill/year)
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Materials (unit cost)
    3. Equipment (equipment category, unit cost, hours)
  8. Mowing
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Equipment (equipment category, unit cost, hours)
  9. Rodent, Weed & Tree Control
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Materials (unit cost)
    3. Equipment (equipment category, unit cost, hours)
  10. Maintenance Repair or Replacement of Fence and Gate
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Materials (unit cost)
  11. Surface Water Control Structure Maintenance
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Equipment (equipment category, unit cost, hours)
  12. Record keeping and Administration
    1. Labor (labor category, unit cost, hours)
    2. Computer, graphic supplies, reproduction
  13. Other direct costs
    1. Mobilization
    2. Per Diem
    3. Lodging
  14. Overhead and Profit
  15. Contingencies (10% of annual total)

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Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
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Lincoln, NE 68509-8922



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