Climate: EPA seeks to cut landfill methane emissions

Cost of new regs estimated at $55 billion Staff Report FRISCO — Oil and gas drilling aren’t the only sources of methane. Landfills generate a significant amount of the heat-trapping gas as waste materials decompose in the ground. Now, the EPA wants to reduce those emissions amount by a third with a rule that would […]

http://summitcountyvoice.com/2015/08/18/climate-epa-seeks-to-cut-landfill-methane-emissions/

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Study: Americans Doubling EPA Waste Estimate

Americans are apparently sending about twice as much garbage to landfills as the federal government has estimated. A new survey by Yale University found America tosses about five pounds of trash per person into landfills every day.

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2015/09/22/study-americans-doubling-epa-waste-estimate/