California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Regulations Alert! Deadline Approaching for Installation of Landfill Gas Monitoring for Active Disposal Sites

June 12, 2008

To: All Local Enforcement Agencies

Questions and Answers Regarding Landfill Gas Monitoring and Control Systems at Active Disposal Sites Now Available

Compliance with the new standards requires installation and monitoring of all required wells and probes by September 20, 2008, not just submittal of a proposed control system, for all facilities permitted for more than 20 tons per day of solid waste. The proposed systems must be approved by the enforcement agency, with concurrence from CIWMB. Plans should be sent to your Permitting and LEA Support Division contact who will facilitate the review and response. Questions and answers regarding this process are available.

Background information regarding these regulations is also available.

This all LEA E-mail was sent on behalf of the Permitting and LEA Support Division of the California Integrated Waste Management Board.

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Date Released: June 12, 2008
LEA Correspondence,
Melissa Hoover-Hartwick: (916) 341-6813