Curated Session: Climate Change
Air Quality and GHG Regulatory Update for U.S. Landfills (1 CEU)
Monday, September 25, 2017
15:30 – 16:30
The panel representing the SWANA LFG/Biogas Division Rules and Regulation Committee will provide an update on the major U.S. air quality and greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations affecting landfills. The focus of this presentation will be on the regulatory requirements, interpretations, deadlines, and issues related to the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and Emission Guidelines (EG) rules for landfills. The panel will cover key components of the rules, update the audience on ongoing interactions with U.S. EPA and state agencies, and provide an assessment of the expected impacts to industry. Guidance will be provided to promote a consistent, industry-wide approach to compliance. Additionally the panel will cover updates to the federal GHG reporting rule, the national GHG inventory for landfills, and permitting requirements for GHGs under federal and state programs.
Those attending this panel presentation will be provided with the most up-to-date information on the major air and GHG regulations affecting landfills, provided by a team of industry experts. Attendees will leave the presentation with a stronger understanding of the requirements and implications of these regulations and be better equipped to achieve compliance for their facilities.