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Landfill Methane Outreach Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is a voluntary assistance program that helps to reduce methane emissions from landfills by encouraging the recovery and beneficial use of landfill gas (LFG) as a renewable energy resource. LFG contains methane, a potent greenhouse gas that can be captured and used to fuel power plants, manufacturing facilities, vehicles, homes and more. By joining LMOP, companies, state agencies, organizations, landfills and communities connect with a vast network of industry experts and practitioners who support LFG energy project development.

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LMOP National Landfill Gas Energy Workshop

LMOP National Landfill Gas Energy Workshop
Charleston, SC
Thursday, April 7, 2016

LMOP collaborated with the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) to conduct a workshop in conjunction with their 39th Annual Landfill Gas & Biogas Symposium.

International Activities

Organizations that focus on only international activities may want to consider joining the Global Methane Initiative Exiting EPA. LMOP works with the Global Methane Initiative to promote LFG energy project development globally.

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