DOJ settles with Michigan landfill gas plant over air emissions

September 15, 2021
The Justice Department (DOJ) has reached a deal with a Michigan gas-to-energy landfill plant to cut the facility’s sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions, signaling EPA’s enforcement focus on the issue as biogas producers seek to expand opportunities to sell their electricity for transportation or other purposes. In a proposed consent decree filed jointly Sept. 9 with EPA and the State of Michigan, Arbor Hills Energy LLC (AHE) agreed to “significantly reduce, if not virtually eliminate” its SO2 emissions at its landfill...

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