SWANA Beaver Chapter
Oregon & Idaho

EPA Approves DEQ’s State Plan for Implementing the New Emission Guidelines for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.

A Plan Approved

On October 8th, 2020 the EPA approved the Oregon DEQ’s plan for implementing new emissions guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills.  EPA promulgated new emissions guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills (40 CFR Part 60 subpart Cf) on August 29, 2016.    DEQ’s plan was submitted to the EPA on August 1, 2019 after a three-year process to develop a state-specific plan that fulfilled the requirements of CFR 60.30f.   Now approved by the EPA, the state plan will apply to landfills throughout Oregon.  Implementation of plan becomes effective November 9, 2020.