Guidance

Our approach to landfill engineering: LFE1

The Environment Agency require that proposals for landfills are designed in such a way as to protect the environment.

Document

LFE1 - Our approach to landfill engineering

Details

Operators are expected to adopt a principle of ‘Landfill by design’. This means, landfill operators are expected to use sound scientific techniques and detailed calculations to design a specific solution to protect the environment from the particular risks at the proposed location.

Published 23 June 2014