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ISWA’s Statement on USA’s Decision to exit the Climate Change Agreement

ISWA’s Statement on USA’s Decision to exit the Climate Change Agreement

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As Donald Trump pulls the plug on the United States’ involvement in the Climate Change Agreement, ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos makes it very clear that ISWA stands with all the industry and political leaders who have since spoken out against Donald Trump’s dangerous actions. This is an affront to science,  … Read More

Updated Version 3.2 of LMOP’s LFGcost-Web Model

Updated Version 3.2 of LMOP’s LFGcost-Web Model

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The U.S. EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is pleased to announce an update of its Landfill Gas Energy Cost Model, LFGcost-Web.

LFGcost-Web, Version 3.2, replaces Version 3.1 (published in November 2016). Significant revisions between Version 3.2 and Version 3.1 of LFGcost-Web include:

Added ability to estimate job creation and regional  … Read More

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills. In a May 5th letter, EPA notified industry petitioners that the agency was granting their reconsideration request. This stay will  … Read More

Slow Down to Get Around Legislation Approved in Missouri

Slow Down to Get Around Legislation Approved in Missouri

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Arlington, VA– May 22, 2017 – On May 19, the Missouri General Assembly approved legislation that will protect workers in the waste and recycling industry on the state’s roadways. Missouri is now the sixteenth state to pass this vital legislation, commonly referred to as Slow Down to Get Around (SDTGA),  … Read More

Final US GHG Inventory for 1990–2015 Available

Final US GHG Inventory for 1990–2015 Available

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The US EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is providing information to its stakeholders about EPA’s Inventory of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (Inventory). The Inventory is an annual report that tracks US greenhouse gas emissions and sinks by source category and economic sector, going back to 1990. Municipal  … Read More

News Alert: The New Construction General Permit

News Alert: The New Construction General Permit

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The EPA issued the final 2017 Construction General Permit (CGP) on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The permit took effect on February 16, 2017 and will last for five years. The 2017 CGP is similar to the 2012 CGP it replaces and includes discharge limitations and requirements for self-inspections, corrective actions, staff training,  … Read More



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