Landfill Gas

CalRecycle is responsible to ensure that the health and safety of the public and the environment is protected from hazards posed by landfill gas. Furthermore, CalRecycle assures sites are in compliance with the state minimum standards as related to landfill gas.

This page is an information resource for local enforcement agencies (LEA), operators, and interested parties and guidance for CalRecycle staff on issues related to landfill gas.

The resources located through this main page and listed on the menu to the left contain the Board’s most current information, such as existing and pending regulations on landfill gas standards and requirements, the Department’s procedural document titled Landfill Gas Screening Procedures, related health and safety requirements and information, and training opportunities and materials available to interested parties.

For more information contact: LEA Support Services,