On May 10, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency finalized a federal plan to implement the 2016 Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Existing Municipal Solid Waste Landfills The federal plan applies to landfills in states and Indian country where state plans or tribal plans are not in effect. Upon approval of a state plan, the federal plan will no longer apply to MSW landfills in that state.
More details on this action are available in the fact sheet and pre-publication version of the rule, below.
For more information on new source performance atandards (NSPS), emission guidelines, and compliance times visit the Municipal Solid Waste Landfills NSPS webpage.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Final Rule: Federal Plan Requirements for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (PDF)(133 pp, 708 K)
- Fact Sheet: Final Federal Plan Requirements for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (PDF)(2 pp, 160 K)