Suit Seeks Deadline For EPA To Update 1998 Landfill Emissions Estimate

August 2, 2022
The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) and other groups are suing EPA seeking to set a deadline for the agency to update methods it adopted in 1998 for estimating emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), carbon monoxide (CO) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from landfills, after the agency never finalized a 2008 plan to strengthen the methods. In a July 29 suit , EIP, et al. v. Regan , filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the groups charge...

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