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EPA Finalizes Long-Pending Federal Plan To Curb Landfills’ Methane

May 17, 2021
EPA is finalizing a long-pending proposal to implement federal requirements to curb methane emissions from hundreds of existing landfills, with the move coming just weeks after an appellate court vacated the Trump administration’s rule significantly extending deadlines for states to comply with the Obama-era standards. The agency on May 17 floated a prepublication Federal Register notice announcing a final federal plan that would impose the methane requirements -- which require installation of gas collection systems -- at nearly 1,600 facilities...

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