EPA Stays Rules Establishing Methane Standards for Landfills
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90-day administrative stay of two rules that established methane emission standards for new and existing landfills:
- Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, 81 Fed. Reg. 59332 (Aug, 29, 2016)
- Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, 81 Fed. Reg. 59276 (Aug. 29, 2016).
EPA issued the stay pending its reconsideration of the rules pursuant to Executive Order 13783: Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.Climate Deregulation Tracker home