A Certificate of Need is required of any person proposing to begin site preparation for, or construction of, a hazardous waste treatment or disposal facility in Vermont. The requirements for a Certificate of Need are found in Section 7-504(b) of Subchapter 5 of the Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (VHWMR) and 10 V.S.A. 6606a. The fee for a certificate of need is $7,500.00.
Before a TSDF permit may be issued, the applicant must successfully complete a background review as required by 10 V.S.A. 6605f. Using the following personal and business disclosure statements must be filed that disclose the existence of certain criminal convictions and civil or administrative violations related to solid or hazardous waste management: Personal History Disclosure, and Business Disclosure Statement.