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EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane from Landfills - Environmental Law News

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Posted on: Jul 8, 2014

Over the weekend, the EPA proposed new guidelines that would affect new municipal solid waste landfills across the nation. The ultimate aim is to reduce the amount of methane being emitted by landfills. According to the EPA, methane has 25 times the potential to cause global warming as carbon dioxide has. Landfills are the third-largest source of human-related methane in the country. To find out more about the EPA's proposal, read their article here.


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