Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP)
Webinar on Innovations in Organic Waste
3rd Quarter 2022 – Learn how EPA is helping to reduce methane emissions from organic waste and hear about the American Biogas Council’s 2022 Biogas Industry Award Finalists and Recipients.
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.
Landfill Gas Energy Cost Model, Version 3.5
Evaluate the initial economic feasibility of an LFG energy project. Version 3.5 was released in March 2021 with a new economic benefits analysis for RNG projects.
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.
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.
Electricity Direct Use RNG - pipeline injection RNG - local use