EPA Proposes Updates to Methane Standards at New Landfills

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new proposal last week to update the air standards for new municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills.  The proposal is a part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions. As waste decomposes in a landfill, it breaks down to form landfill gas that is made up of carbon dioxide, …