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Title: H. R. 2034: a bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to reduce the risk to public health and the environment associated with gas leaks from landfills. Introducted in the House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 15, 1985

Abstract

The Landfill Gas Collection and Reclamation Act (H.R.2034) amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act in order to deal with methane and other gases that cause potential health and safety risks by leaking into the environment from landfills and to recover and use the methane gas as an energy source. The Bill notes that technology exists to carry out both the environmental protection and resource recovery aspects. The changes to federal guidelines for controlling landfill gas also include provisions for exemptions if a state finds them impractical or inefficient. States must develop a compliance plan incorporating the guidelines within two years of enactment. The Environmental Protection Agency will oversee enforcement by reviewing state plans as a basis for approval.

Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5889828
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; METHANE; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; RECOVERY; SOLID WASTES; WASTE DISPOSAL ACTS; COMPLIANCE; DEGASSING; HEALTH HAZARDS; LEGISLATION; RESOURCE CONSERVATION; RESOURCE RECOVERY ACTS; SANITARY LANDFILLS; STATE GOVERNMENT; US EPA; ALKANES; HAZARDS; HYDROCARBONS; LAWS; MANAGEMENT; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; US ORGANIZATIONS; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES; 090122* - Hydrocarbon Fuels- Preparation from Wastes or Biomass- (1976-1989); 320604 - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Municipalities & Community Systems- Municipal Waste Management- (1980-); 290300 - Energy Planning & Policy- Environment, Health, & Safety; 295000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Hydrogen & Synthetic Fuels

Citation Formats

. H. R. 2034: a bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to reduce the risk to public health and the environment associated with gas leaks from landfills. Introducted in the House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 15, 1985. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
. H. R. 2034: a bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to reduce the risk to public health and the environment associated with gas leaks from landfills. Introducted in the House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 15, 1985. United States.
. Tue . "H. R. 2034: a bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to reduce the risk to public health and the environment associated with gas leaks from landfills. Introducted in the House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 15, 1985". United States.
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abstractNote = {The Landfill Gas Collection and Reclamation Act (H.R.2034) amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act in order to deal with methane and other gases that cause potential health and safety risks by leaking into the environment from landfills and to recover and use the methane gas as an energy source. The Bill notes that technology exists to carry out both the environmental protection and resource recovery aspects. The changes to federal guidelines for controlling landfill gas also include provisions for exemptions if a state finds them impractical or inefficient. States must develop a compliance plan incorporating the guidelines within two years of enactment. The Environmental Protection Agency will oversee enforcement by reviewing state plans as a basis for approval.},
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