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New EPA Requirements for Landfills

On July 14, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the long-awaited New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills.  The final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 29, 2016 as Subpart XXX Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills that Commenced Construction. Reconstruction. or Modification after…

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Revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule Increase Reporting Requirements for Landfills

EPA recently made amendments to 40 CFR Part 98, the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule. These changes may have major implications on emissions calculations and reporting across all sectors, including municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills (Subpart HH) and industrial landfills (Subpart TT). A pre-publication copy of the amendments was made public on November 15, 2013, and…

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EPA Extends the Deadline for 2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting

In a press release issued earlier today, EPA has announced that it is extending the deadline for reporting of 2010 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions under 40 CFR Part 98 beyond the original due date of March 31, 2011. This extension will provide EPA with sufficient time to develop and implement the electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting…

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