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Waste Sites - Municipal Waste Operations

Metadata Updated: August 19, 2017

A Municipal Waste Operation is a DEP primary facility type related to the Waste Management Municipal Waste Program. The sub-facility types related to Municipal Waste Operations that are included are:_Composting: Includes facilites that use land for processing municipal waste by composting. Composting is a process that biologically decomposes organic waste under controlled anaerobic or aerobic conditions to yield a humus-like product. Land Application: Includes facilities that uses agricultural utilization or land reclamation of waste. Sewage sludge is land-applied for its nutrient value or as a soil conditioner. Landfill - Abandoned: The Abandoned Landfill Inventory Project collects geospatial and descriptive data for closed and abandoned landfills throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Locations for sites were determined from historic records such as microfiche, index card, topographic map, and staff personal files, and then compiled into site lists. Each of the six DEP regions is staffed with summer interns who physically locate the sites and collect the data for the project. The purpose of the Abandoned Landfill Inventory Project is to determine the location of abandoned and closed landfills in order to catalog potential environmental hazards. The data is intended for internal government and public consumption, in order to keep property sales, clean-up efforts, and land development well informed. For metadata on the ALI Project, see Abandonded Landfill Metadata. Landfill: A landfill is a facility that uses land for the disposal of municipal waste. Processing Facility: A processing facility is a transfer station, composting facility, resource recovery facility, or a facility that reduces the volume or bulk of municipal waste for offsite reuse. Resource Recovery: A resource recovery is a facility that provides for the extraction and utilization of materials or energy from municipal waste. The facility can be a mechanical extraction facility or a combustion facility. Transfer Station: A transfer station is a facility that receives and processes or temporarily stores municipal waste at a location other than the generation site. This sub-facility facilitates the transportation or transfer of municipal waste to a processing or disposal facility.

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Metadata Date February 24, 2017
Metadata Created Date August 19, 2017
Metadata Updated Date August 19, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Frequency Of Update quarterly

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Harvested from NSGIC GIS Education HS

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 24, 2017
Metadata Created Date August 19, 2017
Metadata Updated Date August 19, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Responsible Party Pennsylvania State University (PSU) (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Disclaimer for Data the user shall save the Commonwealth harmless from any suits, claims, or actions arising out of the use of the data files or accompanying documentation, or arising out of any defects in the datafiles or accompanying documentation. The Commonwealth excludes any and all implied warranties and makes no warranty or representation with respect to the data files or accompanying documentation, including quality, performance, merchantability, or fits for a particular purpose. These data files and documentation are provided "as is" and the user assumes the entire risk as to their quality and performance., Access Constraints: This is an incomplete metadata record and access constraints are not documented by the NSGIC GIS Inventory system.
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Frequency Of Update quarterly
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Harvest Source Title NSGIC GIS Education HS
Licence Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system by the data steward, no warranty either expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on any system, nor shall this notice generated by the NSGIC GIS Inventory System or the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. The data steward may have additional liability information associated with delivery or distribution of this product.
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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