The U.S. Landfill Project Protocol is undergoing a policy revision to Version 5.0. The protocol revision includes important updates to the performance standard test, project definition, crediting period, and verification options, among other changes. Please see the summary of changes document for a comprehensive list of all proposed revisions.
The draft protocol is now available for public review and comment below; the “redline” version shows all changes made from Version 4.0 to draft Version 5.0.
- Draft U.S. Landfill Project Protocol Version 5.0 (February 12, 2019)
- Draft U.S. Landfill Project Protocol Version 5.0 – Redline (February 12, 2019)
- U.S. Landfill Project Protocol Summary of Changes from Version 4.0 to Draft Version 5.0
The Reserve is hosting a free, public webinar to discuss the revisions to the Landfill Project Protocol. The webinar will take place on February 27, 2019 from 10 am to 11 am PT. See details below.
Draft U.S. Landfill Project Protocol Version 5.0 Public Comment Webinar
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
10:00 am – 11:00 am PT
Conference Call: (213) 929-4221
Access Code: 543-906-074
Please submit comments on the proposed changes, preferably in MS Word format, to [email protected] by 6:00 pm PT on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
The protocol is being revised through the Reserve’s multi-stakeholder workgroup process. The workgroup consists of representatives from the organizations listed below.
|Adam Penque||Centrica Business Solutions|
|Andrew Sheppard||US EPA|
|Barbara Tool O’Neil|
|Jason Hoyle||Appalacian State University|
|John McDougal||Element Markets|
|Nick Facciola||3Degrees Group, Inc|
|Patrick Sullivan||SCS Engineers|
|Rachel Oster||Diversion Strategies|
Workgroup meetings will be open to the public. Interested stakeholders can join the workgroup calls as an “observer” and listen to the workgroup discuss important issues for protocol development. Observers will not have the ability to participate in calls but will be able to stay informed by listening to the conversations as they unfold. If you would like to participate as an observer and receive workgroup meeting notices, please email [email protected].
Workgroup Meeting 2
January 16, 2019
- Presentation Slides
- Meeting Video
- Landfill Project Protocol V5.0 Draft for Workgroup Review
- Landfill Project Protocol V5.0 Draft for Workgroup Review – Redline from V4.0
* Workgroup drafts are not for public comment – public comment will open in February
Workgroup Meeting 1
November 15, 2018
Public Scoping Webinar
The Reserve hosted a public webinar on October 10, 2018 to discuss a number of specific potential update ideas, and to solicit information and feedback from interested stakeholders. Please see the presentation slides and meeting video below.
Protocol Development Timeline
Below is a tentative timeline for protocol development. The Reserve will update this timeline as needed.
|Public Scoping Webinar||October 10, 2018|
|Convene Workgroup (WG) & Staff Begins Update Analysis||October 2018|
|1st WG Meeting (Webinar)||Early November 2018|
|Staff Begins Drafting – Working with WG||November 2018|
|2nd WG Meeting (Webinar) to Review Draft||Late December 2018 – early January 2019|
|Staff Revises Draft – Incorporating WG Feedback||January 2019|
|Public Comment Period||February – March 2019|
|Public Comment Meeting (Webinar)||February 2019|
|Staff Revises Draft – Incorporating Public Feedback||March 2019|
|Final Protocol Adoption by Reserve Board||April 2019|