Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP)
Upcoming LMOP Webinar
June 13, 2023 – Join us as speakers discuss options for landfill gas electricity project owners with an expiring power purchase agreement. Free to attend but online registration is required.
Enhanced LMOP National Map!
LMOP’s map of landfills and LFG energy projects now includes layers for Tribal lands and environmental justice demographic data.
Toolkit for LFG Electricity Project Owners
Check out LMOP’s Toolkit for Expiring LFG Electricity Power Purchase Agreements.
EPA Resource on Methane Mitigation from Waste
View Downstream Management of Organic Waste in the United States: Strategies for Methane Mitigation to learn about alternatives to landfilling organic waste.
LMOP is a voluntary program that works cooperatively with industry stakeholders and waste officials to reduce or avoid methane emissions from landfills. LMOP encourages the recovery and beneficial use of biogas generated from organic municipal solid waste. Learn more about LMOP or join the LMOP listserv.
Data and Partners
National Map of LFG Energy Projects
Landfills in 48 states and 1 U.S. territory provide LFG for producing electricity, heat, pipeline-quality gas or vehicle fuel. The interactive map below shows the locations of all currently operational LFG energy projects in the United States. View a larger version to access the map's full functionality.
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