EPA IG warns of insufficient state oversight of MSW landfills

July 31, 2020
EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) in a new report is warning that the agency is failing to ensure states are properly enforcing Clean Air Act permit requirements at municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills, possibly resulting in unlawful emissions and additional difficulty for states in meeting federal air quality standards. In its July 30 report , OIG outlines the findings of its examination of MSW landfills in Georgia and Texas. The OIG finds that state air regulators have failed to...

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