Landfill Methane Control Measure

This page last reviewed June 21, 2010


RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF A PROPOSED REGULATION TO REDUCE METHANE EMISSIONS FROM MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS

(June 25-26, 2009)


Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on June 17, 2010. The regulation became effective on the same day, June 17, 2010.



ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on May 5, 2010.  OAL has until June 17, 2010 to make a determination.

  • Request for Early Effective Date (PDF - 8K)
  • Executive Order (PDF - 8K)

  • Final Regulation Order  ~see revised above~

  • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF - 186K)
  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF - 5K)


A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically request it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may be requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.



HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES

POSTED April 19, 2010

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents and Information (PDF - 29K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comment: May 4, 2010
  • Attachment 1: Modifications to the Original Proposed Regulation  (PDF- 51 KB)

POSTED October 5, 2009

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents (PDF - 29K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comment: October 21, 2009
  • Attachment 1: Modified Regulatory Language for Public Comment  (PDF- 51 KB)

POSTED August 6, 2009

Resolution 09-38 (PDF- 3.86MB)

  • Attachment A: Proposed Regulation to Reduce Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (PDF- 146K)
  • Attachment B: Staff's Suggested Modifications (PDF- 14K)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted May 8, 2009

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 38K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR),(PDF- 2.74 MB)

  • Appendix A ~ Proposed Regulation to Reduce Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (PDF- 146 K) 
  • Appendix B ~ Flowchart for Determining Control Requirements (PDF- 66 K)
  • Appendix C ~ Landfill Methane Emissions Methodology (PDF- 75 K)
  • Appendix D ~ Evaluation of Landfill Gas Collection Efficiency (PDF- 155 K) 
  • Appendix E ~ AB 32 Requirements and Criteria (PDF- 29 K)
  • Appendix F~ Economic Analysis Methodology (PDF- 299 K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY



Rulemaking Activity for 2009

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