Minimize greenhouse gas emissions from landfills.
Local Government and Industry Requirements:
Utilize the methodology outlined in the US Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, 40 CFR Part 98 Subpart HH to calculate landfill gas generated by landfills covered by this rule that are owned, controlled or utilized by the Local Government or Company. Report calculated values for:
Tier One: (1 point)
● Demonstrate that at least 90 percent of landfill gas collected is utilized in place of conventional fossil fuels.
Tier Two: (1 point)
● Demonstrate that at least 90 percent of landfill gas collected is converted to a functional use through non-burn landfill gas management methods.
Utilize recovered landfill gas for: