Landfill Gas Regulations

The regulations that govern landfill gas requirements are found in Title 27, California Code of Regulations (27, CCR) commencing with Subchapter 4, Article 6. Refer to the list below to obtain regulatory language of specific sections and topics. Authority and references are provided after each citation.

Proposed Regulations

No proposed regulations under development at this time.

Regulations Implementation

Landfill Gas Monitoring and Control Systems for Active Disposal Sites FAQs This FAQ, previously published in June 2008, was revised on July 28, 2008 to include additional information about enforcement as well as new information on closed site requirements and a related Board agenda item for August 2008. This FAQ was further revised after new regulations which adjust compliance deadlines and specify submittal and implementation timeframes became effective on February 18, 2009. Provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) by stakeholders regarding the new landfill gas monitoring regulations which now include the more detailed requirements currently applicable to closed disposal sites. Answers discuss the requirements, submittal and approval process, exemptions to the regulations or alternatives to the standards, and required documents.

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