- Environment Agency
- Part of:
- Environmental permitting: landfill sector technical guidance, Business and the environment, and Waste and recycling
- 26 June 2014
Guidance on assessing methane emissions from the surface of permitted landfill sites.
Ref: LIT 5320 PDF, 918KB, 67 pages
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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