Title: Type II Landfill Operator or Inspector Certificate
Description: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Subject: Solid Waste
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:18:05 PM
Modification Date: 7/18/2019 9:19:02 AM
Agency Name: Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota
Agency URL: https://www.pca.state.mn.us
Agency Description: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6300
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.pca.state.mn.us
520 Lafayette Rd. N.
Unit Name: Diane Belanger
Unit Phone: 651-757-2072
Unit Fax: Contact person(s): Unit URL:
Operators must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Complete 15 hours of training and score at least 70% on written exam.
At least six months work experience as a Type II operator.
Inspectors must also complete 10 inspections of Type II Landfills with a certified Type II Inspector.
Training Seminar Registration and Exam Application
Training events information is available at Training for landfill operators
Class fee - $345
Certification Test fee - $30
Renewal Certification fee - $15
Period of Issuance:
Length of Determination: See "Summary of Requirements" section above.
Activity: Solid Waste
License Detail URL:
Closed Landfill Program