Landfill Closure Assistance Program



On October 18, 1991, the West Virginia Legislature passed Senate Bill 18. The Landfill Closure Assistance Program (LCAP) was established by Section 22-16-3(a) of the West Virginia State Code and is governed by State Rule 33CSR40.

The WV DEP's LCAP aids the owners/permittees of landfills that were required to cease operations because of certain statutory closure deadlines for non-composite lined facilities. The program specifically designs and constructs all closure-related activities necessary to accomplish the following:

  • manage leachate sufficiently
  • control sediment and erosion
  • manage natural gas
  • monitor groundwater and a final cover cap on non-composite lined landfills.

The program is funded by a special revenue of $3.50 per ton imposed upon the disposal of solid waste at any solid waste disposal facility in this state.  This fee is authorized by Section 22-16-4(a) of the WV Code and is deposited in the "Closure Cost Assistance Fund."

For More Information:

  • LCAP GIS Mapper: Using powerful Geographic Information Server technology, you can map and query the LCAP sites for more information about location, monitoring wells, and access roads.
  • Contact information for LCAP employees
  •  If you do not want to use the GIS mapping server, you can learn more about the landfills listed below by clicking on the links:


  Berkeley County

  Big Bear


  Capon Springs

  Central WV Refuse


  Don's Disposal


  Fayette County


   Hampshire County

   Jackson County

   Jefferson County

   Kanawha Western


   Marion County

   McDowell County


   Mingo County

   Monongalia County


   Morgan County




   Pine Creek / Omar

   Preston County 

   South Charleston


   Wyoming County

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