Monitoring landfill gas surface emissions: LFTGN 07

Guidance on assessing methane emissions from the surface of permitted landfill sites.


LFTGN07: guidance on monitoring landfill gas surface emissions

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This guidance covers the following areas:

  • an overview of emissions assessment
  • walkover survey procedures - desk study and initial surface scanning and any remedial actions arising from these tasks
  • flux box survey - the procedures for quantifying surface emissions and processing data
  • interpretation and reporting - the interpretation of the data compliance with emission standards and the assessment of necessary remedial action
Published 26 June 2014