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Air Emissions Factors and Quantification

AP 42, Fifth Edition, Volume I
Chapter 2:  Solid Waste Disposal

2.0 Introduction to Solid Waste Disposal
2.1 Refuse Combustion
2.2 Sewage Sludge Incineration
2.3 Medical Waste Incineration
2.4 Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
  • Draft Section - October 2008 (PDF 315K) What is a draft? (TXT 1K)
  • Background Document - Background Information Document for Updating AP42 Section 2.4 Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, EPA/600/R-08-116, September 2008 (PDF 3M)
  • Related Information
    These are spreadsheets referenced in the background report. The source tests will be scanned and posted at a later date.

  • Final Section - Supplement E, November 1998 (PDF 134K)
  • Background Document (PDF 663K)
  • Landfill Air Emissions Estimation model (LandGEM)
    LandGEM is an automated estimation tool with a Microsoft Excel interface that can be used to estimate emission rates for total landfill gas, methane, carbon dioxide, nonmethane organic compounds, and individual air pollutants from municipal solid waste landfills.
2.5 Open Burning
2.6 Automobile Body Incineration
2.7 Conical Burners

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