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Archive for April, 2014

30 April 2014

Keeping up with changes to Renewable Fuel Standard program

The “snowpocalypse” that greeted Landfill Methane Opportunities Program (LMOP) attendees did not deter (most) attendees from the annual USEPA-sponsored event in Baltimore. About 750 professionals registered for the event; the extreme cold snow prevented about 150 from making the conference. Those who slogged through the snow were treated to a host of excellent presentations. One…

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Categories: Air Quality, Alternative Energy, Biogas and Landfill Gas
Posted By Arie Kremen, PhD at 11:15 AM  |  No Comments on Keeping up with changes to Renewable Fuel Standard program

16 April 2014

Where does all that stormwater go?

As someone who spends a great deal of time designing the best possible way to manage stormwater coming off a project, I would like to share the challenges of finding a place where the stormwater can actually go. Let me tell you, it can be really challenging to create sufficient storage space when the site…

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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design
Posted By Jennifer Bowyer, PE at 11:57 AM  |  7 Comments on Where does all that stormwater go?

2 April 2014

Some proposed landfill NSPS/EG changes costly and unnecessary

EPA is considering revising New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and Emission Guidelines for landfill under a court-ordered deadline (and as required by Clean Air Act) to review NSPS every eight years. Among many proposed changes, a change in surface emission monitoring (SEM) requirements and additional regulation of treatment of landfill gas (LFG) to ensure proper…

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Categories: Air Quality, Biogas and Landfill Gas
Posted By Khaled Mahmood, PE at 11:15 AM  |  No Comments on Some proposed landfill NSPS/EG changes costly and unnecessary