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Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP)

Learn about Landfill Gas and Engage with the Program

LMOP provides information about landfill gas (LFG) and LFG energy projects to a wide range of organizations and individuals interested in this important topic, and provides assistance in creating partnerships and networking opportunities.

  • Basics of LFG - LFG is composed of about 50 percent methane, a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential more than 25 times greater than that of carbon dioxide (CO2).
  • Benefits of LFG Energy - Beneficially using LFG is one of the best ways to achieve a near-term impact in reducing landfill methane emissions.
  • Join the Program - A variety of organizations involved in the U.S. LFG industry have joined in partnership with LMOP in five categories: Industry, Energy, Community, State and Endorser. Partnership with LMOP benefits the Partner as well as the Program.
  • Connect with LMOP Partners - Review the existing LMOP partnership network – for example, search for an equipment supplier or service provider, see which utilities are buying electricity from LFG or check out which communities across the country are turning their LFG into an asset.