New Studies Bolster Groups’ Call For EPA To Update Landfill Methane Rules

May 16, 2024
Two new studies are boosting pressure on EPA to update its landfill methane rules ahead of an August deadline, including finding from climate advocates that current rules allow leaks well above the legal threshold as well as a peer-reviewed report from four EPA scientists and engineers that seeks better monitoring to help guide climate mitigation policy. Katherine Blauvelt, circular economy director at Industrious Labs, the climate advocacy group that conducted one of the new studies, tells Inside EPA in...

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