Static and seismic stability of landfill slopes

Timothy D Stark, Philip O'Leary, Patrick Walsh

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A study of the static and seismic stability of landfill slopes was performed. Various remedial actions were discussed to avoid landfill slopes that include: design consideration, liner slope stability, cover slope stability, regulations, analysis methods, operational considerations, site inspection, and emergency actions. The largest U.S. landfill slope failure occurred in Ohio.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationWaste Age
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Waste Management and Disposal


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