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May

2017

New Methane Reduction Plan Announced

On May 17th, Governor Cuomo announced a Methane Reduction Plan to reduce methane emissions from the landfill, oil and gas, and agricultural sectors in New York State. 

 

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Jul

2016

EPA Finalizes New Emission Guidelines (EG) & New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for MSW Landfills

Effective July 14, 2016

On July 14, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized two new regulations to reduce emissions of methane from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills.  The most significant change that has been included in both regulations is a decrease in the non-methane organic compound (NMOC) emission rate threshold which triggers the requirement to install and operate a landfill gas collection and control system (GCCS).
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