On July 1, the EPA ruled that new and modified facilities that burn wood waste, or landfills with emissions from decomposing biomass, need not seek GHG permits for at least another three years, because EPA needs to refine its system of measuring the CO2 emitted by such operations. Stationary sources such as biomass combustion plants, landfills where carbon dioxide is emitted from the decomposition of biogenic materials, wastewater treatment plants, and manure containment facilities will all be affected by this rule. Unsurprisingly, industry groups like the National Alliance of Forest Owners and some utilities, who supported delay in their May comments on the rule, are pleased with the ruling.