New Rules for Landfills, MSW, November 2016

The new rules will ultimately replace the existing NSPS rule (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart WWW) and EG rules (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Cc and state-equivalent rules). The major component of both rules is that the 50 mg/year of non-methane organic compounds (NMOCs) emission threshold, which triggers the need for an LFG collection and control system (GCCS), will be lowered to 34 mg/year for all landfills —with one exception.

Article in MSW, November Issue by Patrick Sullivan, Sr. VP at SCS.

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