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Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program

Applicability Tool (version with current GWPs)

Assessment Worksheet for Closed MSW Landfill

Instructions. Use this worksheet to assess whether your closed MSW landfill is subject to the rule.

Calculate the closed MSW landfill’s estimate of adjusted CH4 generation (i.e., the metric tons CO2e) for reporting year 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: 2014: 2015: 2016: 2017: 2018:

Instructions. Enter values below and then select the Calculate button.

Calculation Variables Value Unit of Measure
Landfill capacity Metric tons
Year landfill opened* Calendar year
Year landfill closed* Calendar year
Adjusted CH4 Generation
for Reporting Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Metric tons CO2e


* For reporting year 201020112012201320142015201620172018, landfill’s open and close years cannot be more recent than 200920102011201220132014201520162017. Also, the landfill’s close year cannot be prior to 1980 (i.e., consistent with a “Yes” response to the first question above).

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