Solid Waste Permits
SW532 - The Area 5 asbestiform Solid Waste Disposal Site (SWDS) is a Class III SWDS located on the NNSS at the Area 5 RWMS. The Area 5 RWMS is located near the eastern edge of the NNSS, north of Mercury, Nevada. The Area 5 asbestiform SWDS includes five landfill cells that are used for the disposal of regulated asbestiform low-level waste (LLW). The asbestiform LLW is comingled in the permitted disposal cells with LLW subject only to the requirements of the NNSS Waste Acceptance Criteria (NNSSWAC).
SW 13 097 02 -
SW 13 097 03 -
SW 13 097 04 - The Area 23 Class II SWDS is located in the southern tip of the NNSS adjacent to NNSS base operations in Mercury, NV. The site was permitted in 1994 and is utilized for disposal of rubbish, refuse and additional waste listed in the permit application.
Permit and Permit Documents:
Permit SW13 097 03 – July 1997
Permit SW13 097 03 Application - February 2012