From Climate Extra

Senate EPW Boosts Calls For Landfill Methane Curbs, Amid Some Concerns

February 1, 2024
A Senate environment committee hearing is amplifying calls for updated EPA landfill methane standards and other steps to curbing such emissions, while also showcasing concerns about potential effects of such regulations on small municipal landfills and discussing ways to minimize methane-generating organic waste in the first place. The Jan. 31 proceeding, however, also provided GOP lawmakers a venue to highlight landfill sector and other pushback to draft Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax credit guidance that the critics say would exclude...

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