California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Revised FAQ Regarding Landfill Gas Programs for Active Disposal Sites

July 28, 2008

To: All Local Enforcement Agencies

Revised Questions and Answers Regarding Landfill Gas (LFG) Monitoring and Control Systems at Active Disposal Sites Now Available

This FAQ, previously published June 12, 2008, was revised on July 28, 2008 to include additional information about enforcement as well as clarification regarding closed site requirements. Revisions are included in questions 1, 4, 5, 6 and 9. In addition, the FAQ introduces an August 2008 Board agenda item discussing implementation issues and seeking direction on an amendment to the regulations that would extend the compliance deadline.

Operators should continue to submit LFG programs for review and LEAs should continue to review and take action on submittals. LEAs should send LFG Programs to your Permitting and LEA Support Division contact for review and response. CIWMB staff will review LFG Programs for concurrence and can also provide technical assistance upon request. To facilitate a timely review, the operator may request that the LEA submit the LFG Program to CIWMB for a concurrent review.

Until the Board acts, LEAs should determine compliance based on the existing requirements.

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Date Released: July 28, 2008
LEA Correspondence,
Melissa Hoover-Hartwick: (916) 341-6813