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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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Proposed Changes to North Carolina Toxic Air Pollutant Rules

A hearing is scheduled for September 19, 2013 at 3:00pm to discuss proposed changes to North Carolina air toxics contained in Session Law 2012-91, signed into law June 28, 2012.  Proposed changes include exemption from state air toxics rules for major sources of air pollution subject to federal Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) or area…

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Financial Assurance for Corrective Action at Landfills – House Bill 209

As currently transcribed, HB 209 proposes to reduce the financial assurance obligation to two million dollars and sets forth provisions to allow the owners and operators of landfills permitted on or before August 1, 2009 means to satisfy the financial assurance commitment through the development of a trust fund under the following provisions: The trustee…

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