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RCRA Online Number:50936
Title:Fact Sheet: Cover Up With Compost
Document Date:07/01/2002
Description:This document discusses landfill gas. Natural decomposition processes in landfills emit "landfill gas." Approximately half of that landfill gas is methane, the second leading greenhouse gas emitted in the United States. Landfill methane emissions are of national concern because they are the largest source (approximately 33 percent) of anthropogenic methane emissions in the United States.
Topics:Recycling, Waste Minimization, Source Reduction, Composting
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EPA Publication Number:530-F-02-022
NTIS Number:NA
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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