EPA Issues Plan for Solid Waste Emissions

On May 10, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the final federal plan for existing municipal solid waste landfills operated by any state, tribe or locale that has not submitted a satisfactory plan to reduce emissions of landfill gas in accordance with the Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Emission Guidelines that were issued in 2016. Landfills are a major source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.